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Carolina A. Fornos

Carolina A. Fornos

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

New York City, NY, USA


Carolina A. Fornos, a Pillsbury Litigation partner and former federal prosecutor, is an experienced trial and appellate attorney whose practice areas include commercial litigation, civil and criminal enforcement matters, and cross-border internal investigations and compliance, including AML and FCPA compliance.

Carolina has extensive experience in all phases of federal investigations and litigation. As a former federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York, in both the Civil and Criminal Divisions, she spent almost nine years handling a wide range of matters ranging from False Claims Act cases and health care fraud to bribery, bank fraud, tax fraud, and money laundering violations. As a member of the Money Laundering and Asset Forfeiture Unit, Carolina investigated money laundering crimes and potential violations of the Bank Secrecy Act.

Professional Highlights

  • Served in the Office of the White House Counsel from November 2010 to April 2011, vetting candidates for presidential appointments.
  • Frequent contributor to a variety of publications on topics involving white collar defense, AML and regulatory enforcement issues.
  • Recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. in Corporate Investigations & White-Collar Criminal Defense (2017).

Honors & Awards

  • Profiled as a key member of Pillsbury's Latin Lawyer 250-ranked practice in the region.

Admissions

  • New York

Languages

  • Spanish
Carolina A. Fornos is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Discovery (2017) - Pretrial Practice 2017, Friday, May 05, 2017
Discovery (2017) - Pretrial Practice 2018, Thursday, May 03, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Part 1: Preliminary Remedies and Summary Judgment Motions - Pretrial Practice 2017, Monday, May 08, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Part 1: Preliminary Remedies and Summary Judgment Motions - Part 1: Preliminary Remedies and Summary Judgment Motions, Monday, May 08, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Part 1: Preliminary Remedies and Summary Judgment Motions - Part 1: Preliminary Remedies and Summary Judgment Motions, Monday, May 08, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Pretrial Practice 2017, Friday, May 12, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Pretrial Practice 2018, Thursday, May 03, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Pretrial Practice 2018, Thursday, May 03, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Pretrial Practice 2018, Thursday, May 03, 2018, Cincinnati, OH
Pretrial Practice 2018, Thursday, May 03, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Pretrial Practice 2018, Thursday, May 03, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
Pretrial Practice 2018, Thursday, May 03, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
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