Bridget focuses on securities enforcement, internal investigations, corporate compliance and white collar defense. She defends clients before the SEC, and conducts internal investigations into potential accounting issues, disclosure concerns, FCPA/anti-corruption issues, employee conflicts of interest, and whistleblower allegations. She also audits and develops compliance programs in these areas. Bridget was recognized as one of the world’s top 100 'Women in Investigations’ by Global Investigations Review, and a finalist for the Chambers USA “Up and Coming Regulatory Lawyer of the Year” (2012).
Serves as firmwide Deputy Department Chair, Litigation. Previously worked in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, where she conducted investigations involving the antifraud provisions of the federal securities laws, proxy violations, insider trading, disclosure and reporting violations. Recipient of the Enforcement Division Director’s Award for Trial Work.
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Securities Law Alumni Group; Women’s White Collar Defense Association; DC DEC Enforcement Group.
Second Circuit Affirms Insider Trading Conviction, Baker Botts Client Update, January 2019;
Supreme Court Finds SEC ALJs are Inferior Officers Subject to the Requirements of the Appointments Clause, Securities Litigation Client Update, June 2018; How Fund Managers Can Maintain Work Product Protection During Investigations After the Herrera Decision, February 2018