Anjan Sahni is a partner at WilmerHale, where his practice focuses on white-collar criminal investigations and litigation, regulatory matters involving the federal securities laws, and internal investigations. Mr. Sahni rejoined the firm in 2015 after more than a decade as a federal prosecutor in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where he recently served as Chief of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force and, previously, as Co-Chief of the Terrorism and International Narcotics Unit.
As Chief of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, Mr. Sahni supervised some of the most significant white-collar and securities fraud prosecutions in recent years, including matters involving insider trading, accounting fraud, corporate fraud, market manipulation, commodities fraud, investment advisory fraud, and violations of the Bank Secrecy Act and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Prior to supervising the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, Mr. Sahni served as the Co-Chief of the Terrorism and International Narcotics Unit. In that role, he oversaw investigations and prosecutions involving domestic and international terrorism, arms trafficking, counterintelligence, piracy, money laundering, violations of export controls and economic sanctions laws, and global narcotics trafficking.
After receiving his law degree from Yale Law School, Mr. Sahni clerked for Judge Pierre N. Leval of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.