2023 Vault Rankings
- New York#7
About Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP
Kaplan, Hecker & Fink is a litigation boutique based out of the Big Apple. With around 50 lawyers, the firm is known for its white collar strength, as well as its commitment to public interest litigation.
In 2017, Roberta Kaplan and Julie Fink formed Kaplan & Company, LLP. The firm changed its name in 2018 with the arrival of leading white collar and FCPA lawyer Sean Hecker. In just a handful of years, the firm has had a big impact on the legal industry. The firm has been named Boutique Firm of the Year twice by Benchmark Litigation and has been recognized by Chambers for its corporate crimes and investigations, general commercial litigation, and white collar work. The firm is also among Vault’s Best Litigation Boutiques and Best Midsize Law Firms in New York.
White Collar Stand-Outs
Lawyers at Kaplan, Hecker & Fink regularly tackle cutting-edge litigation matters. The firm’s team has deep trial experience and includes former federal prosecutors, former public defenders, and former clerks. Kaplan, Hecker & Fink boasts a stand-out white collar practice. Among the firm’s victories includes the acquittal of Robert Bogucki—former head of Barclays’ foreign-exchange trading desk in New York. The Global Investigations Review named the matter its “Most Important Court Case of the Year.”
The firm also has a strong FCPA and Anti-Corruption practice, with significant experience conducting internal investigations and counseling clients on anti-corruption compliance. Kaplan, Hecker & Fink is also home to a bustling general commercial litigation practice, covering everything from bankruptcy to class actions to securities, and more.
Committed to Public Interest
Public interest litigation is a major focus at Kaplan, Hecker & Fink. The firm places an equal value on these matters as its commercial matters. One of the firm’s first matters involved the violence stemming from a “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, VA, in 2017. The firm has also assisted in setting up the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund, among other things.
350 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10118
Phone: (212) 763-0883
Managing Partner & Co-Founding Partner: Julie E. Fink
Co-Founding Partner: Roberta A. Kaplan
Total No. Attorneys (2021):
1 - 50
No. of U.S. Offices: 1
No. of International Offices: 0
New York, NY
Cybersecurity & Data Privacy
Employment, Discrimination, & Sexual Misconduct
FCPA & Anti-Corruption
Investigations & Crisis Management
Public Interest Litigation
Regulatory Enforcement & Litigation
Securities Enforcement & Litigation
White Collar & Criminal Defense
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.