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Joan Meyer

Joan Meyer

Baker McKenzie

Washington, DC, USA


Joan Meyer is a partner in the Firm's Washington, DC office. She has handled investigations and resolutions with enforcement authorities involving anti-corruption, government contracting and the false claims act and financial fraud for companies. Prior to joining the Firm, she was senior counsel to the Deputy Attorney General at the US Department of Justice, where she advised on corporate charging policies, corporate monitorships, and complex criminal litigation and corporate settlements. She also managed the operation of the President's Corporate Fraud Task Force. Joan was the First Assistant United States Attorney and Criminal Chief of the United States Attorney's Office in the Western District of Michigan.

While working as a federal prosecutor, she was a recipient of two national awards for her successful prosecutions. Joan also spent a number of years as a senior trial attorney at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in Washington, DC where she filed injunctive actions in federal court and administrative actions against brokerage firms and brokers for a variety of solicitation and trading frauds connected to the commodities futures markets. She started her career as a criminal prosecutor in Chicago. Joan has tried cases and argued numerous appeals in state and federal courts. As a part of Baker's white collar defense practice, she has handled investigations and resolutions with enforcement authorities involving anti-corruption, government contracting and the false claims act and financial fraud for companies.

Joan counsels on best practices for compliance with US and international legal requirements and regulations, and advises senior management and corporate audit committees on the formulation, conduct, and consequences of enforcement inquiries, including the development of appropriate defenses, disclosures, disciplinary actions and compliance policies. Joan also co-chairs the Firm's US-Mexico Cross-Border Initiative which sponsors a cross-border team of compliance specialists who advise and conduct internal investigations for international companies doing business in Latin America. She has advised and worked with companies in the manufacturing, life sciences, mining and extraction, financial services, transportation and logistics sectors to conduct global risk assessments, develop and implement compliance programs, create remediation plans and develop emergency/crisis management strategies.

Joan Meyer is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Anti-Corruption Issues When Doing Business in Latin America - The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and International Anti-Corruption Developments 2018, Wednesday, April 25, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Anti-Corruption Issues When Doing Business in Latin America - Anti-Corruption Issues When Doing Business in Latin America, Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Anti-Corruption Issues When Doing Business in Latin America - Anti-Corruption Issues When Doing Business in Latin America, Wednesday, April 25, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Anti-Corruption Issues When Doing Business in Latin America - Anti-Corruption Issues When Doing Business in Latin America, Wednesday, April 25, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and International Anti-Corruption Developments 2018, Tuesday, May 01, 2018, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and International Anti-Corruption Developments 2019, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and International Anti-Corruption Developments 2019, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and International Anti-Corruption Developments 2019, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, Cleveland, OH
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and International Anti-Corruption Developments 2019, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, New Brunswick , NJ
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and International Anti-Corruption Developments 2019, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, Boston, MA
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