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Adam S. Hakki

Adam S. Hakki

Shearman & Sterling LLP

New York, NY, USA


Adam Hakki is Global Head of Shearman & Sterling’s Litigation Group and also a member of the firm’s Executive Group.  His practice focuses both on complex litigation and government investigations, with particular emphasis on class actions, shareholder derivative suits and civil and criminal investigations relating to securities, antitrust, derivatives, commodities and corporative governance issues in courts throughout the US and before the DOJ, SEC, CFTC, FINRA and State AGs. 

Adam is recognized as a leading securities litigator in all major directories including Chambers USA, Legal 500 and Benchmark Litigation, which named Adam “2016 Securities Lawyer of the Year.”

Adam authored the chapter on damages in Litigating Securities Class Actions (Eisenberg, J., editor, LEXIS/NEXIS publisher), a comprehensive treatise on defending securities class actions whose contributing authors are recognized leaders in the field of securities litigation.  He has also co-authored numerous publications on securities regulation, enforcement and litigation, including the lead chapter on handling parallel regulatory investigations and securities litigations for the Practising Law Institute’s book “Handling a Securities Case:  From Investigation to Trial and Everything in Between.”  Adam is also a frequent lecturer and panel participant on insider trading, SEC and government investigations, and litigation and compliance matters, for SIFMA, PLI, ALI and other leading groups.

Adam received his J.D. from St. John’s School of Law, magna cum laude, where he was Executive Articles Editor of the Law Review.

Adam S. Hakki is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Securities Enforcement: 2016 Mid-Year Review - Securities Litigation 2017: From Investigation to Trial, Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Second Circuit Accepts Controversial “Inflation-Maintenance” Theory of Securities Fraud Liability (October 5, 2016) - Securities Litigation 2017: From Investigation to Trial, Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Supreme Court Affirms That Pecuniary Benefit Not Required For Family Member Tips, But Declines to Address What Constitutes a Benefit in Other Contexts (December 7, 2016) - Securities Litigation 2017: From Investigation to Trial, Wednesday, April 05, 2017
D.C. Circuit Upholds Constitutionality of SEC Administrative Proceedings (August 16, 2016) - Securities Litigation 2017: From Investigation to Trial, Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Securities Litigation: The Investigation: Coordinating Requests from Government Regulators - Securities Litigation 2017: From Investigation to Trial, Friday, April 07, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Securities Litigation: The Investigation: Coordinating Requests from Government Regulators - Securities Litigation: The Investigation: Coordinating Requests from Government Regulators, Friday, April 07, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Securities Litigation: The Investigation: Coordinating Requests from Government Regulators - Securities Litigation: The Investigation: Coordinating Requests from Government Regulators, Friday, April 07, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Securities Litigation: The Investigation: Coordinating Requests from Government Regulators - Securities Litigation: The Investigation: Coordinating Requests from Government Regulators, Friday, April 07, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Securities Litigation 2017: From Investigation to Trial, Wednesday, April 12, 2017, New York, NY
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