Jeffrey A Lehtman is a partner and co-chair of the litigation department at Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP. Mr Lehtman concentrates his practice in securities enforcement, regulatory investigations, and complex cross-border litigation and regulatory matters. He has particular expertise in counselling clients in connection with civil, criminal and regulatory issues arising in their international operations.
Mr Lehtman advises clients facing parallel investigations by both US and foreign authorities concerning financial reporting irregularities, potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, anti-money laundering regulations, and issues related to other legal and regulatory requirements.
Prior to joining RK&O, Mr Lehtman was senior regional counsel at Citigroup, where he was responsible for regulatory, litigation and corporate matters involving Latin America. He also previously served as a trial attorney in the US Department of Justice Office of International Affairs, where he coordinated international criminal matters between the United States and various Latin American countries.