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Miller & Chevalier Chartered

FCPA

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What the team is known for

Maintains a strong standing in anticorruption matters involving the FCPA. Superb compliance offering with extensive experience in everything from transactional due diligence to major corporate monitorships. Broad spread of talent at both partner and associate level, fielding a strong group of attorneys with notable cross-border expertise. Frequently called upon to handle high-stakes global investigations involving jurisdictions considered at high risk for corruption, including vast experience in Latin American matters. Active across a wide range of sectors, including life sciences, energy and telecommunications.

Strengths

Sources commend the "broad-based, cross-functioning team" at the firm, saying: "Their breadth of expertise covers counseling, investigations and advocacy."

Notable practitioners

James Tillen 's broad FCPA practice sees him advise clients on a vast array of anticorruption-related issues, including the defense of cross-border investigations and the design and implementation of compliance programs.
"He is very collegiate and produces very high-quality work." "He has true subject matter expertise, and is knowledgeable about all aspects of FCPA." "He has good business and practical sense."

Firm chair Kathryn Cameron Atkinson is considered a leading figure in the world of FCPA compliance, and frequently advises clients on internal investigations, regulatory compliance programs and SEC and DOJ enforcement actions.
"She is an amazing all-around lawyer, and one of the best I have worked with." "Kate Atkinson is amazing." "She is terrific as both a monitor and in doing investigations, and I have very high regard for her."

William Barry maintains an active FCPA investigations and compliance practice, representing an impressive number of clients with operations in Latin America and Southeast Asia.
"He is a very thorough thinker and very calm, and is the ideal ambassador for corporations when dealing with government agencies." "He is the kind of person that everyone in the boardroom listens to. He really knows his stuff."

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Overview

Our International practice offers clients experience with a wide variety of trade and investment policy issues and with most aspects of the increasingly interrelated areas of international legal and regulatory compliance covered by U.S. laws and international agreements. Our team is recognized in the areas of antidumping, countervailing duty, safeguards, and market disruption proceedings; customs; trade policy and legislation; civilian and military export controls; economic sanctions; the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and international anti-corruption laws; U.S. anti-boycott regimes; WTO and NAFTA dispute settlement; WTO and bilateral negotiations and compliance; and global regulatory compliance. Our clients have involved us centrally in a series of seminal cases, including some of the largest and most significant countervailing duty, antidumping, safeguards, WTO dispute settlement, NAFTA binational panel, and NAFTA Extraordinary Challenge cases ever to be litigated. Having represented clients in FCPA matters for more than 30 years, Miller & Chevalier has a wealth of experience in anti-corruption work. In recognition of the depth and breadth of our International practice, we are regularly called upon by some of the world's largest multinational corporations to design and implement international regulatory compliance programs, perform internal audits, investigations, and global due diligence, and defend against enforcement actions.

Members

Almonte, Alejandra Montenegro

Atkinson, Kathryn Cameron

Barry, William

Barry, William P.

Behre, Kirby D.

Bensfield, James A.

Briggerman, Lauren E.

Davis, John E.

Ellis, Matteson

Lankford, Nate

O'Toole, Timothy P.

Reinhard, Matthew T.

Soller, Mary Lou

Tillen, James

Wendt, Daniel Patrick

Wise, Andrew T.

FCPA Department

Miller & Chevalier Chartered

firm
Department location

900 16th Street NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20006

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FCPA


James Tillen
Band 3
Kathryn Cameron Atkinson
Band 1
William Barry
Band 5