Kaplan Hecker & Fink is pleased to announce that the firm and partners Sean Hecker and Valerie Hletko have been recognized in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500. Additionally, partners Roberta Kaplan, Jenna Dabbs, Valerie Hletko, Susanne Sachsman Grooms, Mike Ferrara, and John Quinn were recognized as key lawyers. Multiple practices were ranked as being among the top in the nation, including our corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense, and securities litigation defense practices. The firm was also named as a “Firm to Watch” for Financial Services Litigation and Education. Hecker was named as one of the nation’s leading lawyers in Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense and Hletko was named a Next Generation Partner for Financial Services Litigation.

Sources state “Kaplan Hecker is superb — they are one of the premier firms for defense of individuals in white collar matters”, specifically noting “Sean Hecker is one of the leaders in the NY white-collar defense bar.” Generally, the firm overall was commended for our “incredibly experienced and capable” team, with sources observing “they are incredibly smart and they have great experience,” and “they are a pleasure to work with.”

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.

Kaplan Hecker & Fink’s complete 2022 rankings are below.

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

  • Kaplan Hecker & Fink
  • Sean Hecker – Leading Lawyer
  • Jenna Dabbs, Valerie Hletko, Susanne Sachsman Grooms, Mike Ferrara – Key Lawyers

Securities Litigation: Defense

  • Kaplan Hecker & Fink
  • Roberta Kaplan, John Quinn – Key Lawyers

Financial Services Litigation

  • Kaplan Hecker & Fink – Firm to Watch
  • Valerie Hletko – Next Generation Partner

Industry Focus – Education

  • Kaplan Hecker & Fink – Firm to Watch

To view the firm’s 2022 Legal 500 profile, please click here