Alyssa M. Johnson is a litigation associate in the New York office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP. She focuses on securities enforcement and regulatory defense matters, internal investigations, and complex civil litigation.
Alyssa maintains an active pro bono practice. Among other activities, she represents a petitioner in a case before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and participated in a brief amici curiae to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of various non-profit human rights organizations.
Legal Intern for a Romanian law firm practicing international arbitration, Summer 2013
Development Associate for a Washington, DC-based nonprofit, 2011-2012
2015 – 2019 Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll, sponsored by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia
2013 – 2014 Georgetown University Law Center Named Scholar, Samuel Dash Endowed Scholarship
Current representation of former executives in an SEC investigation into alleged material misstatements
Provide compliance advice to a large sovereign wealth fund entity
Representation of individuals in an SEC investigation into possible insider trading in advance of a material public announcement
Internal investigation into transactions at a public company and regulated entity