Zuckerman Spaeder LLP Names Two New Partners: Adam L. Fotiades and Paul B. Hynes, Jr.

Zuckerman Spaeder LLP is pleased to announce that Adam L. Fotiades and Paul B. Hynes, Jr. have been named partners at the firm. Both attorneys are experienced litigators who joined the firm’s Washington, DC office as associates.

Mr. Fotiades represents companies and individuals in the areas of complex civil litigation and white collar criminal defense. He has experience representing clients involved in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement actions, government investigations, criminal prosecutions, and complex civil and business disputes.

Mr. Hynes focuses his practice on civil and criminal tax matters. He represents individuals and entities through all stages of tax enforcement proceedings, from civil audits to criminal investigations to litigation in the federal courts. Mr. Hynes also has significant experience representing clients in complex civil litigation, white collar criminal matters, and congressional investigations.

“Both Adam and Paul had exceptional academic and work backgrounds before joining Zuckerman Spaeder, and they’ve excelled in their time here,” said Dwight P. Bostwick, chairman and partner of Zuckerman Spaeder. “They’ve proven to be smart and aggressive attorneys who fit well with our strategic, team-focused approach to client service. For many years to come, both attorneys will be tremendous assets to our firm and to our clients.”

Before joining Zuckerman Spaeder, Mr. Fotiades worked in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He clerked for the Hon. James C. Cacheris of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, and interned for the Hon. Edward R. Korman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Mr. Fotiades graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and an articles editor for the Virginia Law Review.

Mr. Hynes is the co-author of The Privilege of Silence: Fifth Amendment Protections Against Self-Incrimination (2nd Edition, 2014). He previously was a tax controversy associate at Latham & Watkins LLP. He graduated magna cum laude from the American University, Washington College of Law, where he served on the school’s law review and was a member of the Order of the Coif. He received his B.A. from the University of Michigan.

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