Adam Hakki, global head of Shearman & Sterling’s Litigation Group, was named the “2016 Securities Lawyer of the Year” by Benchmark Litigation, a leading guide to the top litigation firms and attorneys in the United States. Hakki was one of only four lawyers shortlisted for the award, which was announced at a ceremony in New York City on February 11, 2016.
Hakki was recognized for his work on a broad array of securities litigations and investigations, the high level of service he provides to all of his clients, as well as a series of courtroom victories in major cases.
Now in its ninth year of publication, Benchmark Litigation is the only directory to focus exclusively on the litigation and disputes market in the United States. The Benchmark Litigation US Awards nominees were selected based on research conducted between March and November 2015, including extensive interviews with litigators and their clients to identify the best attorneys in their respective practice areas and states.