Walsh, a partner in Orrick’s New York office, is the former Chief of the
Business and Securities Fraud Section of the United States Attorney’s Office
for the Eastern District of New York.
Prior to entering private
practice, Ms. Walsh was an Assistant United States Attorney for 12 years in the
United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, where she
led dozens of investigations and cases on behalf of the government, and
supervised several sections within the Office.
Ms. Walsh is a trusted advisor to her clients, who hire her
to handle matters involving government and internal investigations.
Throughout her time in private practice, Ms. Walsh has
represented individuals and institutions in government investigations,
enforcement actions, and prosecutions conducted by various government agencies
including the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange
Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Internal Revenue
Service. Ms. Walsh litigates cases in federal and state court, negotiates with
representatives of government enforcement agencies, and advises clients on
In addition, Ms. Walsh served as the court-appointed
Independent Reviewer in JPMorgan Chase’s settlement with the United States
Department of Justice, where she was responsible for ensuring JPMC’s fulfillment
of its obligations under the settlement agreement and publicly reporting on
Ms. Walsh serves as a member of the Board of Directors
of the New York Council of Defense Lawyers, and was named by Super Lawyers as
one of the top 50 women lawyers in the New York metro area.