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362239

Practice:

  • White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance

Elizabeth Marshall Anderson Senior Associate White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance

Washington, D.C.

Elizabeth Marshall Anderson is a managing associate in Orrick’s White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance group.

Elizabeth (Liz) represents companies and individuals in government investigations, regulatory enforcement matters, internal investigations, and complex civil litigation.

Liz focuses on white collar, accounting, and securities matters and has appeared on behalf of banks, investment advisors, accounting firms, and broker-dealers in federal court and before the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, among others. She has experience conducting large internal investigations related to accounting and compliance issues. Liz also represents individuals in shareholder securities class actions.

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Practice:

  • White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance

Richard Gallena Senior Associate White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance

Washington, D.C.

Rich Gallena is a managing associate in Orrick's White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance group.  His practice focuses on defending companies and individuals in government investigations involving complex white collar matters.

Rich represents companies and individuals in anti-corruption enforcement actions brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO).  Rich also advises clients in sanctions proceedings brought by Multi-Lateral Development Banks such as the World Bank and African Development Bank.

Rich’s practice entails conducting internal investigations with a focus on potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).  Rich has experience with unique anti-corruption concerns that vary by region and industry.  He has conducted investigations in South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, and worked with a variety of multinational companies across several different industries, including:

  • Oil & Gas
  • Medical Device
  • Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC)
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Pharmaceuticals  

Rich also works with clients to improve compliance programs with an emphasis on the FCPA and other anti-corruption and anti-bribery laws.  He frequently assists clients with anti-corruption diligence related to potential acquisitions and joint venture partners.

Prior to focusing on white collar defense, Rich represented companies in complex civil litigation.  His work included contribution actions under the federal CERCLA statute, insurance coverage disputes involving environmental and mass tort liabilities, and bankruptcy proceedings.  Through Orrick’s partnership with the National Veterans Legal Services Program, Rich works with wounded veterans seeking disability benefits for service-related injuries.  

364158

Practice:

  • Global Compliance & Regulatory
  • Investigations
  • White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance

John Griffith Of Counsel Global Compliance & Regulatory, Investigations

Washington, D.C.

With more than 30 years of government and in-house experience, John helps clients manage their most critical compliance, internal investigations, and regulatory matters across a variety of industries.

Before joining Orrick, John served for six and a half years as in-house counsel to Weatherford International, one of the world’s largest multinational oil and natural gas services companies, where he acted as Associate General Counsel and led a team as Head of Investigations Group. He closely collaborated across the large organizational structure to supervise Weatherford’s internal compliance investigations and compliance audits, perform risk assessments and develop improved compliance processes and procedures. John leverages this insider knowledge to assist clients facing similar compliance and risk management challenges across a variety of industries.

John served in Federal government for more than 26 years, most of which he was an Assistant United States Attorney or Senior Trial Attorney, focusing on prosecuting white-collar criminal matters. John’s service included the United States Attorney’s Office in Washington, D.C., the Department of Justice, Criminal Fraud Section in Washington, D.C., and the United States Attorney’s Office in Des Moines, Iowa. In these positions, John handled a wide variety of criminal matters involving fraud, conspiracy, bribery, money laundering and FCPA offenses. John handled more than a dozen jury trials, several bench trials, appeals and numerous hearings as a prosecutor. John provided various presentations to the National Advocacy Center, the FBI Academy and Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council. Based on his outstanding contributions and successful prosecutions, he received commendations from the Attorney General, the FBI Director and several Inspectors General. Before serving as a criminal prosecutor, John gained valuable experience in civil and administrative matters as a Trial Attorney in the Department of Justice’s Tax Division and as an attorney in the General Counsel’s office of the Department of Agriculture.

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Practice:

  • Internal Investigations
  • Ethics & Compliance
  • FCPA & Anti–Corruption
  • White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance
  • White Collar
  • Trials
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure

William Jacobson Partner Internal Investigations, Ethics & Compliance

Washington, D.C.

Billy is a highly experienced white collar lawyer and first chair trial litigator having tried many cases, including complex white collar matters.

He has served as general counsel, chief compliance officer, federal prosecutor and government-appointed monitor. His experience serving in different capacities for the Department of Justice (DOJ), particularly the Fraud Section’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement unit, allows him to provide clients significant insight into the processes and decision making of the DOJ. Billy, along with his partner Guy Singer, currently serves as an independent compliance monitor of a large multi-national petrochemical company, appointed by the DOJ and SEC. He regularly counsels clients facing sanctions proceedings brought by Multi-Lateral Development Banks such as the World Bank and African Development Bank. Billy is also considered a thought leader in the industry having spoken extensively on compliance and investigative topics.

Billy served for five and a half years as Senior Vice President, Co-General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Weatherford International Ltd., one of the world’s largest multinational oil and natural gas service companies. While there, he aided the company in establishing what is widely recognized as a best-in-class compliance program. Further, he supervised a litigation and regulatory docket of more than 1,000 cases around the world, including shareholder suits, complex commercial disputes, International Arbitration, employment matters, intellectual property, property damage and personal injury. This included guiding Weatherford through its response to the Deepwater Horizon incident in 2010 and various shareholder lawsuits.

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Practice:

  • White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance
  • Anti Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy Act
  • FCPA & Anti–Corruption
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Internal Investigations
  • Trials
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Jonathan Lopez Partner White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance, Anti Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy Act

Washington, D.C.; New York

Jonathan is an accomplished trial attorney who represents individuals and businesses in government enforcement actions, congressional inquiries, internal investigations and with compliance advice.

Jonathan has specialized expertise in white collar matters with extensive experience in Bank Secrecy Act, FCPA, and financial fraud investigations. Jonathan is regularly called upon to lead representations in high profile and high stakes settings and has the rare distinction of successfully first chairing both an Enron case and an FCPA case at trial.  

Jonathan comes to Orrick after having spent over 11 years at the Department of Justice serving in a number of capacities including as an inaugural Deputy Chief of DOJ's Money Laundering & Bank Integrity Unit, a Senior Trial Attorney in DOJ's Criminal Fraud Section, an attorney adviser in the Office of Legislative Affairs and as an Assistant United States Attorney in Miami, Florida.   

Jonathan has a deep understanding of how the Department of Justice operates internally and externally, in particular with other federal agencies such as the SEC, Treasury/FinCEN and the State Department, as well as with state and international law enforcement.  

As a result of Jonathan’s wide range of government and private practice experience, Jonathan brings a unique and well-rounded perspective with which to assist clients. He is regularly asked to speak at national conferences on anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, personal liability, and responding to DOJ investigations. 

Jonathan graduated from Georgetown University Law Center and received his undergraduate degree from UCLA. Jonathan is currently an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center where he teaches a class on Federal Criminal Trial Strategy.

362182

Practice:

  • White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Andrew Morris Partner White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Washington, D.C.; New York

Andrew J. Morris is called on by clients for high-stakes securities litigation, financial-services litigation, and other complex financial disputes.

Andrew (Andy) represents clients in civil litigation and in matters initiated by regulators such as the Securities and Exchange Commission, banking agencies, and the Department of Justice. He has extensive experience in procedural settings including parallel proceedings, internal investigations, class actions, and grand jury investigations. He handles matters involving the securities laws, financial services laws, professional liability, corporate governance, and various business torts. He advises clients about issues involving special committees and audit committees.

Andy has tried numerous cases and argued appeals in various federal and state courts, and he has tried administrative matters and arbitrations. He has taught trial advocacy for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA). Andy served as a federal prosecutor with an Office of Independent Counsel and in the United States Department of Justice’s Office of Professional Responsibility.

Andy has written for a wide range of legal periodicals, including leading law journals; his writing has been cited by courts, scholars, and commentators. Andy was recognized by Super Lawyers in Appellate Litigation and Securities and Financial Litigation, and was named a 2017 “Top Rated Litigator” by The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel Magazine.

Andy clerked for the Honorable Max Rosenn of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Andy holds law degrees from Oxford University and University of Virginia Law School and a B.S. from the University of Virginia, all with honors. He is a certified public accountant.

Practice:

  • Trials
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance
  • Government Investigations and Enforcement Actions
  • Securities Litigation, Class Actions and Shareholder Derivative Lawsuits

Richard J. Morvillo Partner Trials, Financial Services Litigation

Washington, D.C.; New York

Richard J. Morvillo, a partner in our New York and Washington, D.C., offices, is a nationally recognized expert in SEC enforcement and other white-collar matters.

Over the past 40 years, Rich has been involved in more than 250 SEC investigations, including some of the highest profile cases the SEC has handled. He also has extensive experience in FCPA cases, securities related white-collar criminal matters and private securities litigation. A former branch chief with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement, Rich represents corporations, corporate executives, brokerage firms, investment advisers, accounting firms, auditors, law firms, hedge funds and individual investors in connection with SEC, PCAOB, NYSE, FINRA, congressional, state attorney general and grand jury investigations; SEC litigation; and complex securities cases.

Though Rich has been involved in far too many cases to name, he had a significant role in various important matters, including: several CDO and RMBS investigations of investment banks and collateral managers; SEC and criminal investigations of Enron; investigations and litigation concerning possible insider trading involving the securities of Dick’s Sporting Goods, Liberty Media, Capital One, Prestige Brands; investigations and litigation concerning trading by NYSE specialists; investigations of alleged FCPA violations by various financial institutions; investigations and litigation concerning merger activities of Wachovia Corporation and National City Corporation; investigations concerning transactions by MGIC, Royal Dutch Shell, HSBC, Lernout & Hauspie, Aetna, Denso Corporation, AG Edwards, Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse; investigations concerning the financial statements and/or audits of Orange County, Citi, Navistar, Autonomy, Bally’s, CarMax, SteinMart, and Allegheny Health Systems; investigations into marketing and other activities of registered investment advisors (including Smith Barney Asset Management, Family Endowment Partners, UBS Asset Management, F Squared and Harbinger) and ETF sponsors (including Pro Shares and, Wisdom Tree Investments); internal investigations at a Fortune 10 retailer, Aon Corporation, E*Trade, Nash Finch Corporation and TD Ameritrade; investigations and litigation related to alleged pricing violations by NASDAQ traders; investigations of auditing firms and audit partners from KPMG, E&Y, D&T, Friedman, and PWC International and Congressional investigations concerning, among others, Goldman Sachs and Riggs National Corporation.

Rich has litigated to a successful judgment a number of SEC enforcement cases and defended numerous class actions and shareholder derivative suits in federal courts throughout the country. Rich has also conducted many internal investigations for corporations, and advised members of numerous special committees of boards of directors as to their rights and obligations regarding the handling and evaluation of corporate transactions, internal investigations and shareholder litigation.

He was named by Best Lawyers in America as the “2013 Lawyer of the Year – Securities Litigation,” and Chambers USA has recognized Rich as “one of the deans of the securities enforcement bar.”  Rich is also listed as a leading litigator in numerous other peer-review publications, including Benchmark Litigation, The Legal 500 United States, Ethisphere: Attorneys Who Matter, Washington DC Super Lawyers, The Legal Times, which named him one of Washington’s “Top 10 Securities Lawyers,” Washingtonian Magazine and Who’s Who Legal: Investigations. He is a frequent speaker at professional seminars and serves as the co-chair of two PLI annual programs: “Internal Investigations” and “Auditor Liability.” He has served on the adjunct faculty of Georgetown University School of Law, teaching a course in “Professional Responsibility in Corporate and Securities Practice.”

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Practice:

  • White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance
  • Government Investigations and Enforcement Actions
  • Internal Investigations
  • FCPA & Anti–Corruption

Lauren B. Muldoon Partner White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance, Government Investigations and Enforcement Actions

Washington, D.C.

Lauren Muldoon, a partner in Orrick's Washington, D.C., office, is a member of the White Collar & Corporate Investigations practice group.  Lauren focuses on anti-corruption compliance and represents companies facing investigations and enforcement actions by government agencies and debarment entities. 

Lauren has extensive experience in complex commercial and criminal litigation.  She has represented clients in state and federal courts and in investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the World Bank Group Integrity Vice Presidency (INT), the African Development Bank Office of Integrity and Anti-Corruption (PIAC), and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).

During law school, Lauren was a member of the Georgetown University Law Center’s Criminal Justice Clinic, which involved the representation of clients charged with criminal misdemeanors in D.C. Superior Court, and clients facing parole revocation before the U.S. Parole Commission. 

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Practice:

  • White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance
  • FCPA & Anti–Corruption
  • Government Investigations and Enforcement Actions
  • Ethics & Compliance
  • White Collar

Anne Murray Partner White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance, FCPA & Anti–Corruption

Washington, D.C.

Anne Murray, Partner in the Washington, D.C., office, is a member of the White Collar & Corporate Investigations practice group. Anne focuses on anti-corruption compliance and defends companies and individuals in government investigations.

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 16 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.

362201

Practice:

  • White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Daniel Nathan Partner White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance, Financial Services Litigation

Washington, D.C.; New York

Daniel Nathan uses his deep enforcement and regulatory experience to represent U.S. and international financial institutions and individuals before financial regulators.

With a combined 25 years as a senior enforcement official with the SEC, CFTC and FINRA, three of the country’s leading regulatory and enforcement authorities, Dan is a particularly effective advocate for those facing investigations and/or enforcement action by those regulators. He is also active in advising and representing companies who issue or transact in cryptocurrency and is co-chair of Orrick's Blockchain and Cryptocurrency group.

Daniel’s intimate knowledge of broker-dealer regulation provides clients facing SEC or FINRA examinations and enforcement investigations with experienced counsel related to broker-dealer supervisory procedures, sales practices, anti-money laundering, ETF regulation, product disclosure and supervision, and securities and broker registration. His extensive experience includes the JOBS Act and Dodd-Frank Act, and he has led extensive efforts to help foreign banks establish programs for complying with the Volcker Rule. He also represents individuals and entities facing investigations by the CFTC or derivatives exchanges.

Previously, Daniel served as the Vice President and Regional Enforcement Director of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), where he oversaw 70 lawyers across 15 offices responsible for bringing up to 900 disciplinary actions annually against broker-dealer firms, registered representatives and associated persons. This included many of FINRA’s most significant nationwide enforcement actions, including actions and sweeps involving mutual fund breakpoints, structured products sales practices and supervision, and private placement due diligence and disclosure.

In his 12 years at the SEC, Daniel served as Assistant Director in the Division of Enforcement, where he supervised federal securities investigations of insider trading (including the investigation that resulted in the seminal case US v. O’Hagan), market manipulation, financial fraud and accounting misconduct. In nine years with the CFTC, he served as Deputy Director of Enforcement, with responsibility for oversight of the agency’s Enforcement Division.  In that role, he supervised significant actions regarding market manipulation, trade practices, commodity trading advisor practices and foreign exchange dealer practices.

An oft-quoted authority on complex financial, legal and business issues, Daniel is frequently sought after to speak and write on the important issues confronting financial institutions, including broker-dealer sales practices and compliance, complex products, ETFs, the Volcker Rule, derivatives, cryptocurrency, cybersecurity, and anti-money laundering. He is Co-chair of the ABA SEC Enforcement Subcommittee and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Investment Compliance.

374380

Practice:

  • White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance
  • Securities Litigation, Class Actions and Shareholder Derivative Lawsuits
  • Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Supreme Court & Appellate

Nicholas Peterson Managing Associate White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance, Securities Litigation, Class Actions and Shareholder Derivative Lawsuits

Washington, D.C.

Nicholas Peterson represents individuals and corporations in complex civil litigation and white collar enforcement actions.

Nicholas has experience representing clients in federal and state civil litigation and before regulatory authorities. He represents industry-leading companies in sensitive and high-value disputes, including securities and commodities class actions, shareholder derivative suits, FINRA arbitration suits, and other complex business litigation matters. He has also represented clients in internal investigations and enforcement actions brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Federal Trade Commission.

Nicholas maintains a dedicated pro bono practice, and has assisted in representing clients in matters related to child support rights, seeking attorneys’ fees for prevailing in a pro bono class action matter, and in drafting an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Nicholas previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Eugene S. Siler of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and to the Honorable Eduardo C. Robreno of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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Practice:

  • White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance
  • FCPA & Anti–Corruption
  • Government Investigations and Enforcement Actions
  • Whistleblower & Corporate Investigations

Dina N. Rezvani Managing Associate White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance, FCPA & Anti–Corruption

Washington, D.C.

Dina N. Rezvani is a managing associate in the White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance group.

She represents individuals and companies across a broad range of industries in white collar defense, government and internal investigations, and anti-corruption and compliance matters. Dina has represented clients in criminal, civil, and regulatory matters in federal and state court, and in investigations brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and Multi-Lateral Development Banks, including the World Bank and African Development Bank.

Prior to joining Orrick, Dina was an associate in the Washington, D.C., office of an international law firm in the White Collar & Government Investigations practice group.