Sharda Kneen

Sharda focuses her commercial litigation practice on securities-related issues facing broker-dealers, investment advisors, brokers and investors. She has prosecuted and defended cases in both state and federal court, as well as before arbitration panels under the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, involving claims relating to securities fraud, unsuitability, unauthorized trading, account churning, negligent supervision, and breach of fiduciary duty. Sharda also represents and advises financial institutions on a variety of complex litigation matters, including shareholder disputes, FDIC-related issues, regulatory investigations, and customer disputes.

Prior to joining Ross & Orenstein, Sharda was a partner in the Securities and Financial Litigation group at Lindquist & Vennum LLP.


  • William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2008
  • Scripps College, B.A., 2002


  • Minnesota
  • United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Phone: 612.436.9811
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