W. Hardy Callcott

HARDY CALLCOTT’s practice concentrates on enforcement defense and regulatory counseling concerning securities market and regulatory issues for broker-dealers, investment advisers, mutual funds and others in the financial services industry. He provides securities enforcement defense before the SEC, Department of Justice, FINRA and other SRO and state regulators for members of financial services industry, public companies and officers and directors.
Hardy is a Partner in Sidley’s global Securities and Derivatives Enforcement and Regulatory practice, which received the 2019 Chambers USA Award for “Financial Services Regulation Firm of the Year.” He was ranked nationally in Chambers USA for Securities Financial Services Regulation 2008–2020. He was with Charles Schwab & Co. Inc., as senior vice president and general counsel. He served in the General Counsel’s Office of the SEC as assistant general counsel for Market Regulation. Hardy earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School with distinction.