Nikki A. Hatza

Nikki Hatza | hatzan@ballardspahr.com |  215.864.8402 | view full bio

Nikki  is a litigator focusing her practice on investigations, commercial litigation, and government affairs. She has experience assisting financial services clients with BSA/AML matters, including in the cryptocurrency space, and conducting internal investigations in order to respond to investigations and subpoenas by state and federal regulators. Nikki also has experience in the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) training field and is a member of Ballard Spahr’s DEI Counseling Team, which advises organizations on internal anti-discrimination policies and best practices.

The Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Education (DOE) made back-to-back announcements regarding the implementation and application of Title IX. On April 5, 2021, the DOJ released a three-page memorandum (the Memorandum) confirming that Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in educational settings, adopting the Supreme Court’s reasoning from the landmark Title VII case, Bostock v.Continue Reading