Partner, Paul Hastings
Thomas A. Zaccaro is a partner in the Investigations and White Collar Defense practice at Paul Hastings and based in the firm's Los Angeles office. He focuses his practice on civil, commercial and criminal litigation in state and federal courts with a special emphasis on defending corporations and executives in government investigations and other criminal and regulatory proceedings. His representations also include general securities litigation, class actions, and shareholder derivative suits.
Earlier in his legal career, Mr. Zaccaro was the Chief Trial Counsel of the Securities and Exchange Commission's Pacific Regional Office, where he was responsible for the management and supervision of all enforcement litigation conducted within the Pacific Region. During his tenure with the SEC, Mr. Zaccaro often served as lead counsel in enforcement actions involving violations of the federal securities laws, including financial fraud, accounting fraud, insider trading, offering fraud, Ponzi schemes, and sales of unregistered securities. Mr. Zaccaro also served as an assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and as a Trial Attorney at the Department of Justice, Organized Crime and Racketeering Section.