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Cleveland, OH Phone: 216-591-2613

Email:  esearby@searby.law

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Edmund ("Ned") W. Searby

Edmund (“Ned”) W. Searby is recognized by Chambers USA for his “excellent reputation in the area of federal criminal investigations and prosecutions and SEC enforcement actions.” He also represents clients in complex civil litigation, including antitrust, securities and general commercial litigation.  A former federal prosecutor, he brings to contested matters substantial experience as a trial attorney and appellate advocate.  Through his 25-year career, Ned has won a range of challenging and noteworthy cases, which are listed in part in the representative experience section for each practice area.  He has also conducted significant independent investigations for leading corporations, government entities and a research university.

Prior to forming Searby LLP, Ned was a partner at an Am Law 100 firm.  He also served as an Assistant United States Attorney in Florida, a Special Deputy Independent Counsel in Washington, D.C., and a member of the Presidential Transition Team (Department of Justice Landing Team.) He is ranked by Chambers and Partners for White Collar Crime and listed by Best Lawyers in America for antitrust litigation.  He has spoken at law schools, national bar conferences, and training programs for prosecutors and agents. He is also a longtime instructor in National Institute of Trial Advocacy programs.  

He graduated from Dartmouth College (cum laude) and from the University of Michigan Law School.

Bar Admissions:

  • Ohio;
  • Illinois;
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio;
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio;
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois;
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals;
  • United States Supreme Court.