Hisham joined Kalbian Hagerty’s litigation department in 2008 and has built a niche practice focused primarily on international investor fraud litigation and arbitration.
Hisham represents institutional, corporate, and high net worth individuals and investors in a wide range of investment and construction related litigation including partnership and corporate dissolutions and liquidations, corporate and principal malfeasance, and investment fund tracing. Hisham regularly represents clients in U.S. Federal Court as well as before international ad hoc and administered arbitration tribunals.
Clients benefit from Hisham’s forensic approach to all of his cases which utilize empirical and quantitative methods in detecting and ultimately presenting fraud-related evidence. Hisham is also well-versed in all major statistical software platforms including SPSS, STATA, and Matlabs which can provide clients with insights and analysis that was typically generated only by econometricians and forensic scientists.
Below is a list of some of Hisham’s representative matters:
- Represented several international investors in multiple closely-held corporate Ponzi schemes and corporate misuse of funds
- Represented creditor recovering losses in multibillion international corporate restructuring and workout
- Represented owners and contractors in construction related international arbitrations including construction arbitrations under International Chamber of Commerce and UNCITRAL Rules
- Represented foreign central bank in tracing and asset recovery of national financial institution in bankruptcy and liquidation
- Served as special counsel on behalf of foreign investor before the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes
- Designed and implemented experimental contract modules for various companies to enhance contract adherence and breach mitigation
Hisham also maintains a vast library of scholarly articles and databases focused almost exclusively on empirical and predictive legal studies that he regularly utilizes to assist clients model various types of litigation behavior. For drafts of Hisham’s most recent research projects and working papers please contact him directly.