Joanna C. Hendon Named Co-Chair of Alston & Bird’s White Collar, Government and Internal Investigations Team

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Joanna C. Hendon, partner of Alston & Bird’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group, was appointed co-chair of Alston & Bird’s White Collar, Government and Internal Investigations Team, reinforcing the formidable presence of this team in the courtroom. She will lead this group from the New York office in partnership with the Co-Chair Edward T. Kang, who is based in Washington, D.C.

Known for her relentless advocacy, courtroom skills and sophisticated strategic advice, Joanna C. Hendon’s career spans nearly 30 years. She represents companies and individuals in trials and arbitration, in civil litigation, and in cases before the Department of Justice, SEC, Federal Reserve, New York State Department of Financial Services, the CFTC, FINRA, the New York State Attorney General and the District of Manhattan. Attorney.

Joanna C. Hendon is ranked Tape 1 by Chambers USA for White Collar Crime and Government Investigations, and in 2019 Chambers shortlisted Joanna for its prestigious New York White Collar Crime & Government Investigations Lawyer of the Year award. In Chambers, her clients described her as “brilliant off the charts” and “outstanding”.

Alston & Bird White Collar, Government and Internal Investigations Firm has helped public and private companies navigate the investigative process of agencies such as the Department of Justice, FDA, EPA, SEC, CBP, Office of Foreign Assets Control, and Health and social services – Office of the Inspector General. In matters ranging from allegations of healthcare, securities, tax and mortgage fraud to RICO violations, bribery and money laundering, immigration offences, offenses under Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, theft of trade secrets, economic espionage, intellectual property infringements and even NAFTA violations, the firm’s attorneys provide prompt and competent defense against civil and criminal investigations and prosecutions.

Elizabeth J. Harless