Oliver Haker has experience representing corporations and individuals in white collar criminal, SEC, PCAOB, and other regulatory enforcement matters, including cases involving allegations of securities fraud, insider trading, and professional misconduct.  Oliver has also conducted sensitive internal investigations and has represented major investment companies and broker-dealers in FINRA enforcement investigations and arbitrations regarding auction rate securities and structured investment vehicles.  He additionally has experience handling a broad range of civil litigation, and has represented companies in shareholder derivative actions, and lawsuits involving allegations of fraud, breach of contract, theft of trade secrets, and unfair business practices.

Prior to joining the firm, Oliver practiced with Latham & Watkins LLP.  He is a graduate of New York University School of Law and received his Bachelor’s Degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.  He was named one of New York’s Super Lawyers for Securities Litigation in 2013, 2014, 2017 and 2018, and a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2011 and 2012. Oliver is an adjunct professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City, where he teaches a course on contract drafting.

Oliver Haker has experience representing corporations and individuals in white collar criminal, SEC, PCAOB, and other regulatory enforcement matters, including cases involving allegations of…

Education

New York University School of Law (J.D. 2002); University of Pennsylvania (B.A., summa cum laude, 1999)

Bar Admissions

Connecticut State; New York State; U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Activities and Affiliations

Member, American Bar Association

Member, New York State Bar Association

Member, New York City Bar Association

Adjunct Professor, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Litigation and Arbitration

Representation of broker-dealer in multiple FINRA arbitration matters.

Representation of a hedge fund in a private insider trading case.

Successful representation of billion-dollar Canadian company in a multi-national shipping contract.

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Pro Bono

Successfully represented several Tibetan refugees petitioning for asylum in the United States.

Representation of Brooklyn community board in zoning variance dispute.

Represented Panamanian juvenile petitioning for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status in the United States.

We are pleased to announce that thirty of our New York and Washington, D.C.-based C&G attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers this year across a wide range of practice areas. Super Lawyers also selected C&G co-founders Mark S Cohen and Lawrence T Gresser to its list of the top 100 lawyers in the New York metropolitan area, and partners Karen H Bromberg and Alexandra Wald as two of its top 50 women lawyers in New York.

Super Lawyers ranks outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Fewer than five percent of all lawyers in the U.S. receive this honor.

Twenty-eight of our New York and Washington D.C.-based Cohen & Gresser attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers this year across a wide range of practice areas. Super Lawyers also named C&G co-founding partner Mark S Cohen to its list of the top 100 lawyers in the New York metropolitan area, and partners Karen H Bromberg and Alexandra Wald to its top 50 women lawyers in New York list.

Super Lawyers ranks outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Fewer than five percent of all lawyers in the U.S. receive this honor. 

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