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Adam Selim Hakki

Adam Selim Hakki

Practice areas:

Securities & Investment Fraud, Litigation

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Litigation: 50%
    18 years, 30 cases
  2. Securities & Investment Fraud: 50%
    18 years, 30 cases

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Contact Info

Shearman & Sterling

599 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY, 10022



NYCurrently registered 199803/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Lawdragon 3000Lawdragon2010
Endorsed LawyerPLC Which Lawyer?2010
Leading lawyerChambers & Partners USA2010
Leading lawyerLegal 500 (US)2010
Future Star 2009Benchmark: America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys2009
Recommended for securities litigationPLC Which Lawyer?2009
Recognized for securities litigationLegal 500 (US)2009
Leading Lawyer designationChambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business2009
Future starBenchmark: America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys2008
Legal 500 RankingLegal 500 (US)2008
Chambers USA RankingChambers & Partners USA2008
Benchmark Litigation RankingBenchmark: America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerShearman & Sterling1997 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Federal Bar CouncilSustaining Member2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Law360Another Dismissal of an ERISA Stock Drop Class Action2010
New York Law Journal“‘Scheme’ Theory Evolves Under Rule 10b-5”2005


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Muhlenberg CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1994

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
RCA Hedge Fund Investigation seminarHedge fund investigations2010
RCA Panel on Fund Restructuringhedge fund restructuring and wind-downs2009
RCA Government Investigation PanelsGovernment investigations of hedge funds2009
Hedge Fund Restructuring Conferencehedge fund restructuring2009
Regulatory Investigations: Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Asksecurities investigations2008
Insider Tradinginsider trading2007
Securities Law Society Speaker SeriesSecurities Investigations2006
RCA ConferenceInsider Trading2006