Caitlin Sheard is a Senior Associate in the Washington, D.C., office. She helps clients navigate high-stakes white collar criminal investigations and enforcement matters, with a focus on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and anti-corruption compliance.
Caitlin represents companies and individuals in a broad range of anti-corruption matters. She regularly works with companies to develop, implement, and enhance their corporate compliance programs. She has experience developing policies and procedures, enhancing training programs, and advising on best practices related to third party management and internal controls. She also has experience navigating FCPA monitorships, having represented a multinational company under the review of an independent compliance monitor.
Caitlin’s practice also involves conducting internal investigations, representing clients in matters before the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, and multilateral development banks, and performing anti-corruption due diligence. She has represented companies around the world in the medical device, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, and technology industries.
Caitlin maintains an active pro bono practice. She has defended a political protestor in a high-profile jury trial, represented a domestic violence victim in a Hague Convention proceeding, and worked on behalf of human trafficking victims.
Prior to attending law school, Caitlin was a Fulbright scholar in France.