PartnerSan Francisco, Seattle
When Boards of Directors or Companies are presented with sensitive problems, they turn to Lily for strategic advice and zealous representation in civil and criminal cases. She has represented executives, directors, and companies in connection with DOJ and SEC enforcement. She has also led corporate internal investigations in the United States and around the world to assess allegations related to bribery, embezzlement, fraud, corporate governance, and securities laws issues, among others. She served on the Monitor Team for three SEC and DOJ FCPA Monitorships or Consultancies, involving a banking technology company and two medical device companies, and helped a medical device company navigate a Monitorship.
All of these types of engagements have given her insight into the internal and public ramifications of these types of actions, which she brings to her compliance and internal controls practice. She advises clients on anti-corruption and anti-fraud compliance programs at all stages, including developing policies and procedures and conducting assessments of well-established programs. Lily has particularly experience in helping build out cross-functional collaboration between Compliance, on the one hand, and Internal Audit and IT on the other. This focus can help companies enhance their approach to meeting the DOJ and SEC's expectations relating to Compliance's access to data and maintaining accurate books and records. Her compliance advice is geared towards helping companies identify long term savings and efficiencies, and helping compliance become stronger and more empowered within the corporation.
Criminal and SEC Investigations
Anti-Corruption and Anti-Fraud Compliance Programs: Design and Assessment
Securities Litigation and Shareholder Disputes