Derek Adler’s practice focuses on complex international commercial disputes and related US criminal/regulatory matters. He is Chair of Hughes Hubbard's Litigation Practice and Co-Chair the firm's International Practice. He regularly represents non-US clients in US litigation, arbitration, regulatory and law enforcement matters. He also advises US-based clients in plotting transnational and multijurisdictional litigation strategy.
Derek is a graduate of Columbia College and The Fordham University School of Law, where he served on the editorial board of the Fordham Law Review. Prior to joining Hughes Hubbard, Derek had been an associate in the litigation department of Skadden in New York and an assistant in the Banking and International Litigation Section of Herbert Smith in London. He was awarded an LL.M. with merit from the London School of Economics and Political Science, which he attended as a Fulbright Scholar.