Anne Elkins Murray - FCPA Defense & Corporate Investigations - McDermott Will & Emery


Anne Murray is an experienced white-collar defense, corporate investigations and compliance lawyer who helps clients navigate the most sophisticated ethics, fraud and corruption issues. She defends companies and individuals in investigations by the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other government agencies. Anne also conducts internal investigations on behalf of companies or their boards into allegations related to bribery, corruption, accounting fraud, earnings management, improper revenue recognition, embezzlement and other misconduct.

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  • Represented a special committee of the board in an investigation into embezzlement by a company’s senior executives*
  • Conducted an internal investigation into allegations of earnings management by senior leaders of a publicly traded company*
  • Defended a multinational corporation in a five-year corruption and bribery investigation by the DOJ and SEC that spanned South America, Europe, Asia and Australia, and obtained government declination letters*

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  • Chambers Global, FCPA: USA, 2022-2024
  • Chambers USA, FCPA, 2022- 2023
  • Super Lawyers, Washington, DC, Rising Star, 2014-2019
  • GIR Just Anti-Corruption, Washington DC’s FCPA Bar, highly recommended


American University Washington College of Law, JD, 2005
Middlebury College, BA, cum laude, 2001

District of Columbia

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