Sandra Vucinic litigates healthcare fraud and qui tam cases on behalf of insurance carriers and welfare benefit plans. She works on a variety of investigative and litigation matters regarding complex whistleblower actions and fraudulent schemes involving healthcare and insurance regulation. Sandra’s practice focuses on white-collar and fraud-related crimes.
Prior to working at Knox Ricksen LLP, Sandra worked at Sterling National Bank as a Financial Crimes Investigation Analyst in the Bank Secrecy Act Department, where she analyzed and investigated potential instances of financial crimes including check fraud, elder abuse, micro-structuring and money laundering. Her role included analyzing clients’ accounts for fraudulent transactions and the preparation of necessary reports for filing with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) when her investigation concluded suspicious activity.
Sandra obtained substantial civil and criminal litigation experience while in law school. She interned for various government institutions including her local public defender office in Rockland County, New York, as well as the Litigation Team at the San Jose City Attorney’s Office, where she advanced her legal research, writing and analytical abilities. In 2017, Sandra was a Law Clerk at the U.S. Attorney Office for the Northern District of California in the Economics Crimes and Securities Fraud Unit, where she supported AUSAs with cases involving complex schemes of fraud in the industries of insurance, healthcare, and securities. She also has experience working in small and big law firms assisting attorneys with various litigation matters.
- Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D., 2018
- State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A., 2015
- Philosophy, Politics and Law
- English with a concentration in Rhetoric
- State of California
- State of New York
- While in law school, Sandra provided pro bono services at the Katherine George Alexander Community Law Center, where she presented to and advised low-income persons and immigrants on their rights as tenants and workers.