Desiree  Cummings

Desiree Cummings

Of Counsel


Desiree Cummings is Of Counsel to Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP and is based in the Manhattan office. Desiree focuses her practice on complex securities litigation.  

Before joining Robbins Geller, Desiree spent several years prosecuting securities fraud as an Assistant Attorney General with the New York State Office of the Attorney General’s Investor Protection Bureau. As an Assistant Attorney General, Desiree was instrumental in the office’s investigation and prosecution of J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs in connection with the marketing, sale and issuance of residential mortgage-backed securities, resulting in recoveries worth over $1.6 billion for the State of New York. Desiree began her career as a litigator at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP where she spent several years representing major financial institutions, a pharmaceutical manufacturer, and public and private companies in connection with commercial litigations and regulatory investigations. 

Desiree earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Binghamton University, with a major in Philosophy, Politics and Law. Desiree earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School.

Practice Areas


  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2004
  • Binghamton University, B.A., 2001, cum laude


  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


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