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Laurence A. Urgenson

Laurence A. Urgenson

Mayer Brown LLP

Washington, DC, USA


He has distinguished himself as an outstanding FCPA practitioner, . . . he has a terrific boardroom presence and a practical approach to dealing with issues and governments around the world." –Chambers Global 2015

Larry Urgenson is a co-leader of the firms' Global Anti-Corruption & FCPA practice. Larry is widely recognized as one of the preeminent FCPA authorities in the United States. He has represented corporate and individual clients in FCPA and anti-corruption matters worldwide for nearly four decades. As noted in Chambers, Larry is "a brilliant lawyer and a leading light at the FCPA Bar." (Chambers USA 2016). He "is highly esteemed for his FCPA practice, which includes advising on statutory compliance and corporate representation in government investigations" (USA 2015), is "known for his experience in high-stakes investigations" (USA 2013) and "offers incredible knowledge in the FCPA area . . . he has great judgment" (USA 2012). Clients praise Larry and state that, "There simply isn't a more client-sensitive strategist out there" (Chambers Global 2016).

Larry was named Benchmark Litigation Star in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. He was also recognized nationally as one of 8 FCPA Masters at the first annual Main Justice Best FCPA Lawyers Client Service Awards in 2013. Additionally, he is a sought-after writer and speaker on white collar matters and is currently the Chairman of the Board of Editors of the Business Crimes Bulletin.

Prior to joining private practice, Larry held key leadership positions at the US Department of Justice (DOJ). As the DOJ's Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General, he primarily supervised the Fraud Section, General Litigation and Legal Advice Section, and Office of Policy and Management Analysis. Additionally, he testified before various congressional committees regarding the Department's white collar crime initiatives. He also served as the DOJ's Chief of the Fraud Section for the Criminal Division, where he advised US Attorneys on white collar crime issues, supervised the prosecution of bank, securities, and defense procurement frauds, and oversaw the FCPA Unit and the Defense Procurement Fraud Unit. Earlier in his career, Larry served as a Chief Assistant US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. Larry received the Attorney General's Award for Distinguished Service and the Edmund J. Randolph award for Outstanding Service.

Laurence A. Urgenson is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Unresolved Issues under the FCPA - The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and International Anti-Corruption Developments 2017, Friday, April 28, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Unresolved Issues under the FCPA - Unresolved Issues under the FCPA , Friday, April 28, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Unresolved Issues under the FCPA - Unresolved Issues under the FCPA , Friday, April 28, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Unresolved Issues under the FCPA - Unresolved Issues under the FCPA , Friday, April 28, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and International Anti-Corruption Developments 2017, Monday, May 01, 2017, New York, NY
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Other Anti-Bribery Laws - Securities Investigations: Internal, Civil and Criminal (2nd Edition), Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Other Anti-Bribery Law - Broker-Dealer Regulation (Second Edition), Friday, September 22, 2017
Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Other Anti-Bribery Laws - Investment Adviser Regulation: A Step-by-Step Guide to Compliance and the Law, Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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