599 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022

+1 212 848 4924

Litigation Star

National Practice Area Star

Practice area:

Regulatory investigations

Adam Hakki is the Firm’s Global Managing Partner. He is also Global Head of Disputes and Litigation Practice Group Leader, maintaining a full-time litigation and investigations practice focused on “bet the company” matters. Widely recognized as one of the nation’s preeminent and most versatile lawyers, Adam was recently named “Litigator of the Year” by The American Lawyer and is the only lawyer recognized by Chambers USA for each of Securities Litigation, Antitrust and Financial Services Enforcement and Investigations. Adam is one of only four lawyers in New York recognized by Chambers USA as a “Star Performer” for Securities Litigation, its highest designation, and has been named to The Legal 500 ’s “Hall of Fame” for Securities Litigation. Adam also has been recognized by Benchmark Litigation as its sole “Securities Lawyer of the Year” four times in the last six years and has been named a Law360  Banking “MVP” in each of the last three years. Adam has decades of experience representing corporations, directors, executives, special committees, financial institutions and asset managers in their highest stakes matters in the courtroom, in internal investigations, and before government enforcers, especially the DOJ, SEC, CFTC, state attorneys general, bank regulators and FINRA. Adam has a particularly deep focus on cases and investigations involving securities, corporate governance, M&A, antitrust and competition, derivatives and commodities, insider trading, SPACs, financial disclosure and accounting, trading and investment banking regulation, general commercial matters and insolvency. 

Updated Aug 2022