Vamshi Reddy

Counsel to the Firm | Portland | 503.778.2169 |

Areas of Practice

Vamshi Reddy focuses her practice on securities and complex commercial litigation, data privacy, and white collar criminal and civil defense. Before joining Lane Powell, Vamshi worked for the Division of Financial Regulation of the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, where she evaluated securities registration applications and directed investigations and enforcement actions for securities violations.

Prior to coming to Oregon, Vamshi served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of New York, where she investigated and prosecuted domestic and international criminal syndicates, ranging from La Cosa Nostra to Central European cyber fraud rings. She has also investigated and prosecuted international narcotics trafficking, money laundering, RICO, smuggling and fraud offenses, including housing, wire, mortgage, postal and bank fraud.

Professional Experience

  • State of Oregon, Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Division of Financial Regulation, Securities Registration and Enforcement Attorney (2015-2016)
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York, Criminal Division
    • Organized Crime and Gangs, Narcotics, and General Crime Sections, Assistant U. S. Attorney (2008-2013)
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, Law Clerk to the Honorable Joan M. Azrack (2007-2008)
  • Queens County District Attorney’s Office
    • Criminal Court and Intake Bureaus, Assistant District Attorney (2006-2007)
  • Center for Reproductive Rights, Summer Associate (2004)

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon
  • New York
  • California


  • Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 2006)
    • Brooklyn Law Review, Associate Managing Editor
    • Dean Jerome Prince Prize in Evidence
  • Columbia Business School (M.B.A., Marketing and Media Management, 2001)
  • Duke University (A.B., English Literature, 1996)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Animal and Earth Advocacy
  • Diversity Committee
  • Investigations, Compliance and White Collar
  • Litigation
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Securities Litigation


  • “First Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Biogen Investors’ Claims, Finding a Lack of “Connecting Detail,” in In re Biogen Inc. Securities Litigation, 857 F.3d 34 (May 12, 2017),” D&O Developments blog (June 19, 2017)

Speaking Engagements

  • “Success Tips for Lawyers Joining Firms,” Professional Liability Fund “Learning the Ropes” CLE, Panelist (November 2, 2017)
  • “Research and Client Communications,” Opportunities for Law in Oregon Orientation CLE, Presenter (August 5, 2017)
  • “Protecting Yourself From Investment Fraud,” AARP Oregon ScamJam, Panelist (2015)
  • “Technologies for the Detection of Environmental Crimes,” ASTAR Judges’ Science School, New York State Judicial Institute, Panelist (2011)

Professional and Community Activities

  • Participant, Portland Business Alliance’s Leadership Portland (2018)
  • Member, Oregon State Bar’s House of Delegates (2016-Present)
  • Board Member, Childswork Learning Center (2015-2016)
  • Member, Multnomah Bar Association
  • Member, Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Member, Oregon Minority Lawyers Association
  • Member, Oregon Women Lawyers

Vamshi Reddy

Counsel to the Firm | Portland | 503.778.2169 |


Vamshi Reddy

Counsel to the Firm | Portland | 503.778.2169 |