Lawyer profile for USA 2021
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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - District of Columbia
"He has excellent judgment, and a lot of credibility within the DC legal community." "In court I was very proud he was my attorney; he took control of the whole room, and it was really something to watch."
FCPA - USA - Nationwide
"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."
This content is provided by Kwame Manley
A former federal prosecutor, Mr. Manley defends individuals and companies before various agencies, including the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and other entities. His experience includes defending matters involving alleged U.S. sanctions violations, bank fraud, money laundering, procurement fraud, financial irregularities, and investigations under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the False Claims Act (FCA). Mr. Manley has particular experience representing corporations and senior executives in significant DOJ and OFAC matters.
Mr. Manley has worked with multinational companies on all facets of FCPA and OFAC compliance and enforcement, including internal investigations, third party due diligence, transactional due diligence, compliance audits, and corruption risk assessments. He has performed complex, internal investigations in over 20 countries throughout Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, and South America. He has represented Foreign Sovereign Governments and individuals in matters involving the DOJ Kleptocracy and Anti-Money Laundering initiatives. Mr. Manley has defended two White House appointees in separate Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations, both of which were dismissed without any criminal and civil referrals.