NEW YORK, NY, June 9, 2021 – Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP is pleased to announce that the firm and partners Sean Hecker and Valerie Hletko have been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500. The firm was honored as having one of the top corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense practices in the country, and Hecker was named as one of the nation’s leading lawyers in that category. Hletko was recognized in turn as a “Next Generation Partner” in financial services litigation. For 33 years, The Legal 500 has analyzed the capabilities of law firms across the world and highlighted practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.

In its profile of the firm, The Legal 500 noted: “New York-based litigation boutique Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP is very highly regarded for advising corporations, boards of directors and executives on internal and agency investigations, enforcement proceedings and myriad regulatory matters. Areas of strength include securities and commodities fraud, accounting fraud, money laundering and antitrust issues. Sean Hecker heads the practice and is recommended for FCPA and anti-corruption matters. Jenna Dabbs, a former federal prosecutor, brings considerable trial experience to the team and is well versed in government investigations. In January 2020, Marshall Miller joined the team from Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.

Kaplan Hecker & Fink’s complete 2021 rankings are below.

Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense: Advice to Individuals

  • Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP

Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense: Advice to Individuals

  • Sean Hecker

Financial Services Litigation

  • Valerie Hletko

To view the firm’s 2021 Legal 500 profile, please click here.