After the focus on the former Alameda Labs CEO Caroline Ellison reports that Ellison hired Wilmerhale partner Stephanie Avakian, a lawyer who worked for the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The news follows leaked documents of Ellison’s alleged margin position and a former Alameda executive reportedly found in a SoHo cafe.
Former Alameda Research His executives are reportedly represented by former SEC officials
More recently, FTX co-founder and former CEO Sam Bank Manfried (SBF) said: He was “willing to testify” before the US House Financial Services Committee on December 13, 2022. Meanwhile, media and members of the cryptocurrency community have focused their attention on the whereabouts of former Alameda Research CEO Caroline Ellison.
The former Alameda executive has remained silent since the collapse of FTX and was once thought to be in Hong Kong. } reported that Ellison had fled Hong Kong to Dubai, but these reports were not verified. Most recently, an FTX insider shared documents purportedly associated with Ellison that showed her FTX margin balance to be negative at about $1.3 billion in May 2022.
Additionally, her Twitter account, Autism Capital, was spotted in a Manhattan cafe where Ellison was with her FTX team office dog Gopher. Bloomberg reported this weekend,sources said White’s Stephanie Avakian, a partner at shoe law firm Wilmerhale, is representing the former Alameda CEO.
Stephanie Abakian[a], former head of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s executive branch, is representing Ellison along with other attorneys from Ellison’s firm [Wilmer Hale], according to people familiar with the matter. ‘ Bloomberg’s Eva Benny Morrison wrote on her Dec. 10, 2022.
The news follows reports that the SBF allegedly hired lawyer Mark Cohen, who represented Ghislaine Maxwell in a recent sex trafficking case. SBF’s new lawyer was revealed by SBF spokesperson Mark Botnick. As far as Ellison’s purported attorney, Abakian, is concerned, the attorney became a partner at law firm Wilmer Hale in 2020. The attorney has been involved in high-profile lawsuits involving Tesla’s Elon Musk, Ripple Labs, and General Electric.
Bloomberg and Reporter Representatives for the New York Post’s law firm Wilmer Hale have not commented on reports about Ellison’s ostensible representative. If the reports about SBF and her Ellison’s alleged legal representation are true, the two have successfully hired her two high-profile attorneys to defend them.
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