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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Corporate Crime & Investigations

2 ranked lawyersBand 1Latin America-wideLatin America 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Powerhouse practice benefiting from longstanding experience handling corporate criminal and investigations mandates throughout the region. Remains a first port of call for clients in need of assistance with white-collar criminal investigations and compliance with anti-corruption legislation. Especially renowned for its investigations work, frequently representing companies in internal investigations and FCPA matters.

Strengths

Interviewees are quick to praise the depth of team's expertise, as one notes: "They have true experts in many areas, and another thing that really stands out is that a lot of their lawyers have government backgrounds at the DOJ and SEC."

"It is a standout firm," a source relates, continuing: "They are very practical and do great work, and I really like working with them."

Notable practitioners

Joseph Warin is a leading light in the market for all matters concerning the FCPA, having advised on compliance issues and both DOJ and SEC investigations. Clients and peers single him out for praise, describing him as "an extraordinary lawyer," and going on to remark: "He really leads the practice and is a true expert and leader, not just of the firm but of the whole white-collar community. He is a dean of the FCPA Bar and the first person we would go to for anything important."

Michael Farhang is "a go-to figure for international operations compliance," one client reports, going on to say: "He is very down to earth and practical, really knows his stuff and is very easy to work with." He is skilled at handling investigations and compliance matters related to the FCPA.

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Latin America-wide

Corporate Crime & Investigations


Joseph Warin
Band 1
Michael Farhang
Band 3