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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 2018, Thursday, May 03, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Part 1: Preliminary Remedies and Summary Judgment Motions                                                          - Pretrial Practice 2018, Monday, May 07, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Part 1: Preliminary Remedies and Summary Judgment Motions                                                          - Part 1: Preliminary Remedies and Summary Judgment Motions                                                         , Monday, May 07, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Part 1: Preliminary Remedies and Summary Judgment Motions                                                          - Part 1: Preliminary Remedies and Summary Judgment Motions                                                         , Monday, May 07, 2018
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 07, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Pretrial Practice 2018, Thursday, May 10, 2018, New York, NY
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