March 26, 2019 (New York) – International law firm Proskauer announced the arrival of renowned prosecutor Hadassa Waxman as a partner in the Litigation Department, and a member of White Collar Defense & Investigations and Securities Litigation Groups in the New York office.
“We are thrilled to welcome Hadassa to Proskauer. Her extensive trial experience and sterling reputation will be an asset to our talented team of lawyers and enhance our client service," said Robert Cleary, co-chair of the firm’s White Collar Defense & Investigations Group. “Hadassa is a unique talent who has spent nearly a decade in the public sector, deftly handling some of the most widely publicized cases in the Southern District.”
Ms. Waxman comes to Proskauer from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York where she served as Assistant U.S. Attorney. For the past two years, she has also served as Co-Chief of the General Crimes Unit, supervising approximately 50 AUSA’s during their first year in the office. In that role, Ms. Waxman has overseen more than 30 jury trials and more than 1,000 unit cases involving wire fraud, mail fraud, tax fraud, money laundering, cybercrime and corporate criminal liability, among others. She has also tried nine jury trials during her tenure.
Ms. Waxman is an adjunct professor of clinical law at NYU School of Law. She received her B.A. from Brandeis University; a Master of Arts Degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics; and her J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Scholar.
Proskauer’s Litigation Department is a full-service practice with extensive trial experience in virtually every major forum across the globe. We take a collaborative approach to representing defendants and plaintiffs, multinationals, middle-market and small-cap businesses, financial institutions, partnerships and individuals, with one thing in mind – driving successful outcomes for our clients. We handle complex matters in state and federal courts; domestic and international arbitrations; alternative dispute resolution proceedings; and administrative regulatory tribunals.