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Kirkland & Ellis

Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)

3 ranked lawyersBand 3ChinaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Enhanced anti-corruption practice with experience advising on a range of enforcement matters. Well placed to assist companies with US government investigations and global compliance issues, in addition to internal investigations. Additional areas of expertise include economic sanctions, trade controls, anti-corruption and money laundering matters. Notable expertise advising clients in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors, as well as private equity firms.

Strengths

A client lists the team's strengths as including, "among others, their understanding of business needs and market practices, and their excellence in communication and alignment with the client, both at a local and global level."

"The team know their stuff and can dig in and get right to the point - while explaining it in an understandable way to us and our counterparties, which helps us get to practical results," appreciates another source.

Notable practitioners

Cori Lable is recognised as an expert on matters relating to anti-corruption and financial misconduct, as well as internal investigations. "Cori clearly knows the market and is able to give very practical advice on risk assessment," opines one client, while another reports: "Cori will deliver on any request and can even tailor it to be better than your original request, as she can see several steps ahead into the analysis."

Richard Sharpe remains active representing a range of global clients in a variety of internal investigations and compliance mandates. Of late, he has led work advising private equity clients on internal investigations with regard to misappropriation of funds and embezzlement.

Tiana Zhang continues to rise in the rankings after winning praise from various sources, with one client enthusing: "Tiana is impeccable; she is available at all hours and responds with targeted, focused answers. She understands business and demonstrates strong leadership to handle difficult situations calmly and strategically." She is best known for handling internal policy reviews, audit and government-led investigations, and matters relating to financial crime.

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Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)


Cori A. Lable
Band 3
Richard Sharpe
Up and Coming
Tiana Zhang
Band 3