Hadassa Waxman is a partner in the Litigation Department, and a member of the White Collar Defense & Investigations and Securities Litigation Groups. Her practice is focused on representing corporations and senior executives in civil and criminal investigations, enforcement and regulatory matters, and securities litigation.
Prior to joining Proskauer, Hadassa was a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where she also served as Co-Chief of the General Crimes Unit. In that role, Hadassa supervised approximately 50 AUSAs, oversaw 30 trials, completed nine trials of her own, and managed more than 1,000 unit cases involving wire fraud, mail fraud, tax fraud, money laundering, cybercrime and corporate criminal liability, among others. An experienced prosecutor, Hadassa has investigated, prosecuted and supervised scores of cases involving a wide range of cybercrimes, including hacking, cyber extortion, cyberstalking, ransomware and unauthorized access to sensitive databases, including where the breach implicated national security issues.
Hadassa has written and presented on regulatory and enforcement issues of various federal and state statutes including SEC enforcement actions, FCPA investigations, conducting internal investigations and cybersecurity.