Paul Hastings Adds Elite White Collar and Securities Litigator Brad Bondi

April 03, 2023

WASHINGTON (April 3, 2023) – Paul Hastings LLP announced today that leading white collar and securities litigator Brad Bondi has joined the firm as a partner in Washington, D.C. He will serve as global co-chair of the firm’s investigations and white collar defense practice.

“Brad is a nationally recognized market leader in investigations and white collar defense. His public and private sector experience augments our premier team’s ability to advise clients in their most critical disputes and important matters,” said Paul Hastings Chair Frank Lopez.

A three-time Law360 white collar national MVP, Bondi has spent more than 20 years representing companies, financial institutions, boards of directors, audit committees, special committees, independent directors, and senior executives in a wide range of complex civil and criminal matters involving securities and financial laws, SEC investigations, corporate governance, white-collar criminal defense, regulatory enforcement actions, litigation, and other corporate disputes.

Prior to entering private practice, Bondi was a member of the executive staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as counsel to two SEC commissioners for enforcement actions and regulatory rulemaking.

“Paul Hastings’ upward trajectory has not gone unnoticed in the industry,” said Bondi. “I’m excited to be a part of the firm’s long-term strategy and play a role in helping it to grow.”

Bondi most recently chaired the white collar and government investigations practice of another leading law firm. He is the latest prominent litigation partner to join Paul Hastings, following New York-based commercial litigator Avi Weitzman, securities litigator Jennifer Conn and trial lawyer Josh Berman, as well as London-based international arbitration partner Garreth Wong.

Paul Hastings continues to grow its core litigation practices, including complex litigation, securities litigation, financial services investigation and regulation, intellectual property litigation, and investigations and white collar defense.

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