Global Investigations Review (GIR) has named Amanda Aikman to its list of 40 Under 40 lawyers. The recognition highlights accomplished young investigation lawyers who are rising stars within the global investigations community.
As partner in the firm’s Investigations + White Collar Defense Group and FCPA + Global Anti-Corruption Practice, Amanda focuses on white collar criminal matters, including defending clients facing U.S. DOJ and U.S. SEC enforcement proceedings and conducting internal investigations with and without parallel government investigations.
She has a unique history of advocating for vulnerable individuals around the globe. Prior to joining the firm, Amanda worked at the International Labor Organization, a specialized United Nations agency based in Switzerland, where she was closely involved in the process to develop and adopt a new international treaty on forced labor and human trafficking. Amanda was also a prosecutor in the Fraud Section of DOJ’s Criminal Division. As a member of the FCPA Unit, Amanda was involved in a number of significant cases, including United States v. Peterson, which resulted in the government declining to prosecute Morgan Stanley because of its effective compliance program, and was responsible for preparing the first comprehensive draft of A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, a landmark joint DOJ and SEC publication. She received the 2012 Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award for assisting in the trial of Congressman William Jefferson.
Global Investigations Review is a unique service analysing the law and practice of international investigations. Coverage extends to government agency investigations and internal corporate investigations of issues relating to international anti-bribery and corruption, financial services misconduct, antitrust, fraud, money laundering, tax controversy and more.
You can view Amanda’s 40 Under 40 profile on Global Investigations Review’s website.