Latham & Watkins LLP

FCPA Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Notable international practice with a deep bench of former federal prosecutors and SEC officials. Well equipped to handle major cross-border investigations, including those arising out of alleged FCPA violations and other anticorruption matters. Also provides ongoing compliance advice, including the structuring and implementation of compliance programs. Acts for clients in cases across multiple jurisdictions including Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. Regularly represents companies and individuals in the consumer goods, construction and pharmaceutical industries, among others.

Strengths Clients report: "Each practice area is stellar - at all times they are thinking of solutions that are legally sound while being practicable from a business standpoint."

Work highlights Secured a favorable resolution for Microsoft and its Hungarian subsidiary in a long-running DOJ and SEC investigation into alleged FCPA violations.

Notable practitioners


Alice Fisher
"brings a tremendous credibility when dealing with the DOJ," states an interviewee.She is a notable white-collar defense attorney who frequently undertakes FCPA mandates, including major investigations, as part of a broader criminal practice.


Douglas Greenburg
is an experienced practitioner who advises an impressive array of clients on a range of FCPA issues, including corporate compliance and regulatory proceedings. "He is outstanding - a tremendous partner who is very team-oriented, client-minded and always delivers exceptional service quality," one client enthuses.