Joanna C. Hendon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in New York, NY

Spears & Imes LLP
 | 51 Madison Ave, 25th Floor
New York, NY 10010
Phone: 212-213-6553
Fax: 212-213-0849
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1992
Education: Yale Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (50%),
  • Securities Litigation (40%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Joanna C. Hendon is a partner with the Spears & Imes LLP law firm located in New York, New York. Representing clients throughout the New York City metro region, Ms. Hendon focuses her practice primarily on defending those charged with white collar crimes as well as those facing securities enforcement matters. She also has extensive experience handling complex civil litigation involving securities fraud, Fair Housing Act violations, insurance coverage fraud and other related matters.

A highly rated trial attorney with over 20 years of legal experience, Ms. Hendon began her legal career prosecuting cases for the Southern District of New York Securities and Commodities Fraud Unit. Having successfully handled many cases before state and federal courts, Ms. Hendon received the John Marshall Award in 2000 from the U.S. Attorney General's Office for her excellent trial advocacy. In addition, Chambers & Partners named her as a leader in the field of white collar crime and government investigations.

After graduating with honors from the University of British Columbia in 1987, Ms. Hendon attended Yale Law School, where she served as notes editor for The Yale Law Journal. She obtained her Juris Doctor in 1991, and in 1992, the New York State Bar Association admitted her to practice. She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

In addition to practicing law, Ms. Hendon uses her extensive legal knowledge to educate others. She is a former adjunct professor of law at Fordham University School of Law, and she has conducted numerous lectures on topics related to insider trading, securities enforcements, money laundering and other similar subjects.

Active in several professional legal organizations, Ms. Hendon co-chairs the New York State Bar Association White Collar Criminal Litigation Committee and serves on the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law Advisory Board. She is also a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the New York Council of Defense Lawyers.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense: White Collar (50%)

Securities Litigation (40%)

Civil Litigation (10%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018

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About Joanna Hendon

Admitted: 1992, New York

Professional Webpage: http://spearsimes.com/attorneys/joanna-hendon/

Honors/Awards:

  • U.S. Attorney General’s John Marshall Award, 2000

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York
  • New York State Bar Association(NYSBA), White Collar Litigation Committee, Co-Chair
  • Steering Committee of the Forum on Corporate Enforcement, Member
  • Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law, Advisory Board
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Member
  • New York Council of Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Fordham Law School, Adjunct Professor, Fraud, Insider Trading and Other Securities Law Topics
  • City Bar Association of New York, Current Ethical Issues in the Practice of Securities Law (July 2014)
  • City Bar Association of New York, Current Ethical Issues in the Practice of Securities Law (October 2015, July 2014)
  • Practicing Law Institute, Lessons Learned from Recent Criminal Trials: Expert Witnesses (June 2016)
  • City Bar Association of New York, 2nd Annual White Collar Crime Institute, Market Abuse, It Ain’t Just Insider Trading (May 2013)
  • Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law, Insider Trading After U.S. v. Newman (September 2015)
  • Forum on Corporate Enforcement, Pushing the Envelope in National Security, Asset Recovery and Money Laundering Enforcement (May 2016)
  • Forum on Corporate Enforcement, Prosecuting Accidents or Negligence: The Resurgence of Collective Knowledge and Collective Intent (May 2017)

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • United States v. Jiau, 11 Cr. 161 (JSR)
  • United States v. Litvak, 13 Cr. 019 (JCH)
  • United States v. Steinberg, S4 12 Cr. 121 (RJS)
  • United States v. Newman, et al., S3 12 Cr. 121 (RJS)
  • United States v. Edward Duranteet al., 15 Cr. 171 (ALC)

Educational Background:

  • University of British Columbia, B.A. (Hon.) , 1987

Industry Groups

  • Civil Litigation
  • Securities Enforcement
  • White Collar
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Office Location for Joanna C. Hendon

51 Madison Ave
25th Floor
New York, NY 10010

Phone: 212-213-6553

Fax: 212-213-0849

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Last Updated: 3/27/2018

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