FCPA maven Larry Urgenson works out of Mayer Brown’s Washington office, leading foreign bribery investigations and defending companies before the DOJ and SEC.
Urgenson has represented some of the world’s largest companies in high-profile FCPA matters, including a global engineering company whose settlement resulted in one of the first DPAs with a self-monitoring period. Most recently, he acted for casino company Las Vegas Sands on its 2016 settlement with SEC over FCPA accounting violations.
Fellow partner Richard Rosenfeld has spent time in high-powered positions both on the private and public sides. A former attorney in the SEC’s division of enforcement, Rosenfeld served as chief investigative counsel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program after the financial crisis. Now, he co-leads Mayer Brown’s US securities litigation group.
Kelly Kramer practises with a focus on anti-corruption and individual white-collar defence, with additional experience in antitrust work. Kramer is currently defending a former executive at Louis Berger who pleaded guilty to violating the FCPA, and has investigated numerous FCPA matters in Brazil, Europe, and Central Asia.
Another partner of note in the DC practice is Simeon Kriesberg.