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Drew Hruska focuses on criminal and regulatory litigation and investigations, complex civil and bankruptcy litigation, and internal investigations. A partner in our Special Matters and Investigations practice, Drew represents major financial service and industrial companies in enforcement investigations and other matters.

Drew represents a variety of financial services clients, including securities, commercial banking, insurance, insurance brokerage, hedge funds and private equity funds, along with major industrial companies, in enforcement investigations by government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, state attorneys general, and many others. Matters under investigation typically involve securities, foreign corrupt practices, banking regulation, international trade sanctions, false claims, taxation, antitrust and immigration restrictions.

In addition, Drew consults with numerous multinational companies on a range of criminal and regulatory compliance issues. He has also conducted numerous internal investigations concerning allegations of securities fraud, bank fraud, healthcare fraud and foreign corrupt practices for Fortune 500 companies.

Before joining our firm, Drew served as the Chief Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, where he supervised the criminal and civil divisions. He also had oversight of the office’s corporate fraud offensive, including investigations of Computer Associates and Symbol Technologies. In another high-profile case, Drew was appointed Acting U.S. Attorney for the prosecution of the New York Racing Association on tax conspiracy charges. He also led the criminal investigation of the Staten Island Ferry crash of October 15, 2003, that resulted in a manslaughter conviction for New York City’s Ferry Service Director.

Previously, Drew served as Senior Counsel to U.S. Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson, and as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted major securities, bank and insurance fraud cases as a member of the Frauds Bureau.

Drew has been named a “U.S. Litigation Star” in the 2017 Benchmark Litigation guide. He was also recognized in 2016 by Legal 500 U.S. for White-Collar Criminal Defense.

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Credentials

B.A., Yale University, cum laude

J.D., Yale University, honors

Supreme Court of the United States

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

New York

Law Clerk, Ralph K. Winter, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

New York

News

In the News · Source: NYU Law Compliance and Enforcement Blog

September 16, 2016
The Law of Large Numbers

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Insights

Article · Source: NYU Compliance & Enforcement

February 10, 2017
An Even More Powerful DFS?

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News

In the News · Source: NYU Law Compliance and Enforcement Blog

September 16, 2016
The Law of Large Numbers

View all

Insights

Article · Source: NYU Compliance & Enforcement

February 10, 2017
An Even More Powerful DFS?

View all

News

In the News · Source: NYU Law Compliance and Enforcement Blog

September 16, 2016
The Law of Large Numbers

View all

Credentials

B.A., Yale University, cum laude

J.D., Yale University, honors

Supreme Court of the United States

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

New York

Law Clerk, Ralph K. Winter, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

New York