Anne Murray, Partner in the Washington, D.C., office, is a member of the White Collar & Corporate Investigations practice group. She focuses her practice on defending companies and individuals in government investigations involving white collar and regulatory matters.

Anne frequently represents companies and individuals in matters before the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). She regularly conducts internal investigations and risk assessments; performs pre-acquisition anti-corruption diligence; counsels companies about compliance issues; and develops corporate compliance programs, policies, procedures and training models.

Anne has extensive experience in anti-corruption matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). She has represented multinational corporations across the aerospace, communications, defense, financial services, health care, hospitality and tourism, mining, oil and gas, technology, security, and shipping industries. She also has led investigations and compliance reviews throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia with on-the-ground experience in more than 14 countries including Brazil, China and Mexico.

Prior to joining Orrick, Anne was an attorney in the Washington, D.C., office of Norton Rose Fulbright where she was a member of the white collar and government investigations group. She also previously worked for White & Case LLP as an attorney in the white collar and commercial litigation groups. While there, she represented a number of companies and foreign sovereigns in complex civil litigation involving fraud, tort and contract claims.

  • Anne's recent representations include the following:

    • Successful defense of a multinational corporation in a five-year investigation by the DOJ and SEC that spanned South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
    • Representation of several individuals in an industry-wide FCPA investigation of the oil services sector.
    • Conducting pre-acquisition anti-corruption due diligence for multi-million dollar mergers and acquisitions involving energy companies in Canada, Australia, Chile, Mozambique, South Africa and Turkey.
    • Conducting an internal investigation into a healthcare company's operations in China.
    • Performing a global anti-corruption risk assessment for a hospitality and tourism corporation with worldwide operations.
    • Conducting an internal investigation into a multinational corporation's revenue recognition practices.
    • Developing an anti-corruption compliance program for a life sciences company's Mexican subsidiary.

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