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Paul Hastings LLP

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What the team is known for

Versatile anticorruption group, frequently retained to advise major corporations from a variety of industry sectors. Regularly defends clients facing high-stakes FCPA investigations by government agencies as well as providing due diligence and compliance advice relating to substantial company acquisitions. Noted experts in matters arising from areas such as life sciences and energy. Considerable international experience, regularly handling multijurisdictional cases involving countries in Latin America, Asia and Europe. Also recognized for its increasing expertise in monitorships.

Strengths

Peers recognize Paul Hastings as a "very strong firm" with "extraordinary depth."

Work highlights

Agreed a $2.9 billion global settlement with ten authorities on behalf of Goldman Sachs in relation to FCPA and money laundering investigations arising from the 1MDB scandal.

Notable practitioners

Corinne Lammers is noted for her significant experience in enforcement, investigations and compliance program strategy.
"She is a capable and high-quality lawyer." "She has depth and expertise in the field of FCPA." "She's very strong in the compliance area."

John Darden is a seasoned practitioner with notable experience conducting internal investigations, advising on FCPA compliance matters and representing individuals and corporations under investigation by the DOJ and SEC.
"He has a great ability to manage cross-border cases with media exposure.""He is very meticulous and well connected, and is a star player in the team." "Jay Darden is fantastic."

Kwame Manley chairs the firm's global investigations and white-collar defense group, and is particularly noted for his experience as a DOJ-appointed monitor.
"He is very personable and has great client relationships." "He knows what questions need to be asked, and how to deal with regulators." "He's an excellent practitioner."

Nathaniel Edmonds heads the firm's DC litigation group and previously served in high-ranking positions in the FCPA unit of the DOJ's fraud section. He brings this impressive experience to bear in the defense of clients involved in major DOJ and SEC investigations
"A very meticulous and detail-focused attorney." "He is a really smart and capable lawyer."

Robert Luskin demonstrates substantial experience handling high-stakes FCPA-related investigations and enforcement proceedings for major companies, achieving a number of high-profile settlements on behalf of his clients.
"He is the dean of the Bar. If you have a knotty FCPA case and asked me who to hire, I would suggest him." "He is an excellent lawyer and a real heavy hitter." "He's been doing tremendous work."

Timothy Dickinson is an anticorruption specialist with extensive experience handling FCPA-related issues for clients from a broad array of industries. He continues to assist clients with compliance issues, including overhauling global policies and overseeing monitorship programs.

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Paul Hastings LLP

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Location

200 Park Avenue

New York

New York

USA

NY 10166

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USA - Nationwide

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Corinne A. Lammers
Band 5
John S. (Jay) Darden
Band 3
Kwame Manley
Band 5
Nathaniel Edmonds
Band 3
Robert Luskin
Band 1
Timothy L Dickinson
Senior Statespeople