Katherine E Pappas
Counsel, Miller & Chevalier
Katherine E Pappas focuses her practice on white-collar defence and internal investigations and compliance programme evaluation and enhancement. She represents multinational corporations in cross-border investigations and enforcement actions and has conducted internal investigations on behalf of corporate clients stemming from allegations of fraud, anticompetitive practices and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Ms Pappas has also represented individuals and corporations in connection with enforcement actions brought by the US Department of Justice and the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
In addition, Ms Pappas routinely advises clients on issues that arise out of investigations, including interactions with external auditors, assessment of compliance programme gaps and implementation and testing of remedial measures, and consideration of risks posed by parallel proceedings. She currently serves in a leadership role on an independent compliance monitor team focusing on the effectiveness of a company’s human resources compliance programme, including harassment and discrimination issues, on behalf of a regulatory agency in Massachusetts. Ms Pappas has also represented corporate clients in federal district and appellate courts in connection with complex civil litigation matters.