Haynes and Boone, LP
Kit Addleman is a partner at Haynes and Boone, where she leads the firm’s SEC and Financial Enforcement Defense Practice. Kit defends companies and their executives and directors against charges of civil and criminal misconduct, particularly investigations and litigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice. Many of her experiences involve defending allegations of accounting and financial fraud, insider trading, hedge fund and advisor fraud, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations. She also counsels investment advisors, hedge funds, broker-dealers, and public companies concerning compliance with the securities laws and SEC rules. Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Kit was the regional director of the Atlanta Regional Office of the SEC. She led the enforcement, examination and bankruptcy programs for the SEC in five Southeastern states, which included directing the priorities and overseeing resolutions of examinations, investigations and litigation. Kit has more than 20 years of experience with the SEC in the Atlanta, Fort Worth, Denver and Philadelphia. Kit brings the same zeal with which she serves her clients to her firm colleagues and to her community. She chairs the Women’s Initiatives for Haynes and Boone and serves the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas as chairwoman for the Board of Directors, among other activities.