Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP today announced that Kristina Littman and Adam Aderton will join the Firm as partners in the Litigation Department, where they will be members of the Securities Litigation & Enforcement Practice Group. They will be based in Willkie’s Washington, DC office.
Kristy and Adam have over 25 years of combined experience at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and each most recently held a leadership position in the Division of Enforcement. Kristy served as Chief of the Crypto Assets and Cyber Unit, where she led a group of attorneys and specialists across the nation responsible for investigating and litigating violations of the federal securities laws relating to digital assets, cybersecurity, and cyber-related trading violations. Adam served as Co-Chief of the Asset Management Unit, where he led Enforcement’s engagement with the asset management industry and directed investigative teams across the country responsible for investigating and litigating actions involving private funds, registered funds, and separately managed accounts. Together, Kristy and Adam have extensive and complementary experience addressing the most important issues on the SEC’s agenda.
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