Doris D. Short

Doris D. Short

Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

Recognized since 2021

New York, New York

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

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Doris has defended clients against allegations of fraud, false claims, tax evasion, securities fraud, money-laundering, large-scale larceny, and Minority, Women-owned, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (M/W/DBE) program abuse, among others. She has significant experience leading large-scale internal integrity investigations, and is responsible for performing detailed risk evaluations and advising to corporate officers and directors. On behalf of her clients, Doris routinely negotiates with federal, state and local prosecutors and regulators, from the Department of Justice to the New York City Department of Investigation. Doris also provides regulatory compliance services, including advising clients on internal compliance programs as well as aiding clients to fulfill their external reporting obligations.

Doris also has a thriving civil practice, and has successfully litigated several complex commercial cases and real estate disputes from inception to resolution.

Doris received her Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College in Connecticut, and her Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School. During law school, Doris completed judicial internships for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Doris was selected and served as a “judge” for the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition in 2016, and from 2009-2015, was the recording secretary and a member of the New York City Bar Association’s Committee on Criminal Advocacy.


  • 1325 Avenue of the Americas, 10th Floor
    New York, NY 10019


  • English


  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D.
  • Trinity College, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, New York City Bar Association Criminal Advocacy Committee (Recording Secretary)

Court Admissions

  • State of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar


  • •vNew York-Metro Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2014 - 2018•vBest Lawyers, 2021 - 2022


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