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Joanna C. Hendon

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Litigation Partner with over twenty years of experience in complex civil litigation and criminal defense, including substantial trial experience. Specializes in defending individuals and institutions in criminal, SEC, CFTC, NYAG and FINRA enforcement matters, including insider trading, and in government investigations including through trial and appeal.


Member of New York Bar since 1992. Former Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of New York (1995-2001); law clerk Honorable Frank M. Coffin, United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 1991.

Professional Memberships

New York Council of Defense Lawyers (Member, Board of Directors); Association of the Bar of the City of New York; White Collar Litigation Committee, New York State Bar Association (Co-Chair), Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law (Member, Advisory Board).


Born April 9, 1966; BA (Hon.) University of British Columbia, 1987; JD Yale Law School, 1991.

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Alston & Bird Adds Senior Trial Lawyer and Former Federal Prosecutor Joanna C. Hendon as Partner

R Joseph Burby IV, Joanna C. Hendon, Richard Hays, Brett Jaffe, Jenny Kramer

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