Malak Hamwi

Malak Hamwi

Senior Associate
New York

Email [email protected]​

Phone +1 212 918 3289

Fax +1 212 918 3100

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Malak Hamwi conducts internal investigations and represents corporate and individual clients in investigations brought by government agencies and multilateral institutions. She has represented clients in investigations brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, World Bank, EU Commission and other federal, state, and non-U.S. regulators.

Malak also has experience representing clients in related regulatory, criminal, and civil proceedings.

In addition, Malak advises clients on the development and implementation of risk mitigation and compliance programs, with particular focus on anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, sanctions, and data privacy issues.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, Malak clerked for two years in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and worked as an associate at two leading international law firms in New York.

Education and admissions


J.D., University of Michigan Law School, cum laude, 2009

B.A., The George Washington University, summa cum laude, 2006

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

Court admissions

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Representative experience

Conducting internal investigation at leading firm in the automotive sector

Conducting internal investigation into alleged OFAC violations at a global financial institution

Representing executive of European manufacturer in connection with parallel EU and U.S. antitrust investigations

Conducting internal investigation at leading engineering consultancy in connection with World Bank debarment

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