Nachrichten October 21, 2016

Litigation Group and Adam Hakki Recognized by Benchmark Litigation

This week, Benchmark Litigation released its 10th anniversary edition, recognizing Shearman & Sterling as a top litigation firm and selecting Adam Hakki, global head of Shearman & Sterling’s Litigation Group, for its list of the top 10 securities litigators in the United States.  The Litigation Group was rated “highly recommended,” the highest designation, while the team ranked Tier 1 for securities and was highly ranked for white collar and general commercial litigation as well.

In addition, the following five partners were selected as litigation “Stars”:

  • Stuart Baskin
  • Stephen Fishbein
  • Adam Hakki
  • John Nathanson
  • Richard Schwed

An additional six partners were selected as “Future Stars,” or top litigators under the age of 40:

  • Paula Anderson
  • Agnès Dunogué
  • Daniel Laguardia
  • Mark Lanpher
  • Christopher LaVigne
  • Daniel Lewis

The guide notes the prominence of Shearman & Sterling's litigation practice, which is at the forefront of “headline-making litigation on a global basis” and further recognizes the group’s “experience and acumen with matters of the securities and white-collar and FCPA enforcement variety.”