Alyssa M. Johnson is an associate in the New York office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP. As part of the firm’s litigation practice, Alyssa assists corporations, boards of directors, and senior executives with internal investigations and proceedings before the DOJ and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Alyssa has deep knowledge and experience in the areas of securities enforcement, white collar defense, and corporate governance. She has also assisted clients in a wide variety of federal litigation matters ranging from antitrust and international trade to questions of constitutional law.
Alyssa maintains an active pro bono practice. She currently represents a petitioner before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in a case concerning States’ obligations to protect victims of sexual violence. She has also, among other efforts, submitted a petition to the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (WGEID) on behalf of an Uighur client. Alyssa has also successfully represented clients seeking asylum and other forms of legal status in the United States.
2015-2020 Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll, sponsored by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia
2013-14 Georgetown University Law Center Named Scholar, Samuel Dash Endowed Scholarship
International Bar Association
Representation of a company in an Anti-Kickback Statute investigation by the Department of Justice and state regulators
Representation of public company and former executives in an SEC investigation into alleged material misstatements
Provide compliance advice to a large sovereign wealth fund entity
Representation of a company in a FINRA inquiry into potential insider trading in connection with a merger announcement
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