Representative Legal Matters
- Negotiated USD 2.5 million settlement with OFAC relating to alleged violations of OFAC’s Zimbabwe Sanctions Regulations.
- Engaged directly with OFAC and US Department of State officials on issues relating to application of US economic sanctions, including those targeting Russia.
- Managed internal response to investigation by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) into whether relationships with third parties who were retained to assist in winning or retaining business were compliant with the FCPA.
- Managed internal response to investigation by DOJ and SEC into hiring practices in Asia and other jurisdictions.
- Provided substantive briefings to the DOJ, SEC, U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), and U.K. Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) on various issues.
- Prepared and submitted to OFAC numerous voluntary self disclosure (VSD) letters concerning potential violations of OFAC regulations.
- New York~United States (2007)
- St. John's University, School of Law (JD, cum laude) (2006)
- United States Military Academy (BS) (1997)
Panelist, “Omnibus Accounts, Trusts, and Other Unique Agreements: How to Conduct Strong Due Diligence to Mitigate Your Risks,” ACI Advanced Conference on Economic Sanctions Enforcement and Compliance,Washington, D.C., 24 April 2017.
Panelist, “Attorney-Client Privilege in Investigations and Audits,” Strafford FCPA Seminar, New York, N.Y., 1 February 2017
Panelist, "Preserving Attorney-Client Privilege During Corruption Audits and Investigations,” ACI FCPA Conference, Washington, D.C., 1 December 2016
Panelist, “The U.S. Government is watching – Are you at risk? AML, CTF, Economic Sanctions, the FCPA and the USA PATRIOT Act: What you need to know to protect your company,” British American Business Association, Washington, D.C., 22 November 2016
Panelist, “Government and Internal Investigations: Current Ethical, Privilege and Cooperation Issues,” Shearman & Sterling Alumni CLE Series, New York, N.Y., 14 November 2016