Don Hawthorne

Donald Hawthorne 

Partner, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider (New York)

Don Hawthorne’s practice focuses on litigation involving complex financial instruments, credit crisis litigation, antitrust litigation and counseling, and international disputes. He frequently represents insurers, hedge funds, and private equity firms, and represents both plaintiffs and defendants.

Don was previously with Debevoise & Plimpton. Prior to that, Don was Director of the e-Commerce Strategy Group at KPMG Consulting, Inc. From 1992 until 2000 Don was an associate and then Counsel with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

Don has served as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where for many years he taught courses on the regulation of electronic media covering legal issues concerning broadcast and cable media, the Internet and telephony. From 1991 until 1992 he was a law clerk to the Honorable H. Lee Sarokin of the District of New Jersey. And from 1986 until 1988 he was an associate with Booz, Allen & Hamilton in New York.

The OffshoreAlert Conference

The 15th Annual North American OffshoreAlert Conference is a Financial Intelligence & Investigations Event that brings together more than 250 clients, providers and investigators of high-end financial products and services from the UK, Europe, USA, Canada and key offshore jurisdictions to network and discuss wealth creation, preservation and recovery.

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