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Rebekah J. Poston

Squire Patton Boggs
Miami, FL, USA

REBEKAH J. POSTON is a partner at Squire Patton Boggs and heads the firm’s global FCPA/anticorruption and compliance team consisting of more than fifty partners and associates located throughout the United States, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. She focuses her practice on defending complex domestic and international white collar criminal cases.

Ms. Poston previously served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Miami, Florida and as a Special Attorney with the Department of Justice’s Organized Crime and Racketeering Section in Cleveland, Ohio. She has successfully represented multinational, public and private corporations, brokerage firms and banks, airlines and shipping lines, maritime brokers, medical device and pharmaceutical companies and industrial manufacturing and agricultural companies, as well as their officers, directors and employees. Ms. Poston has counseled and defended on matters involving a wide range of issues including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the USA PATRIOT Act, money laundering, environmental crime, Internet fraud and identity theft, tax evasion, bank, securities and tax fraud, customs and embargo violations, asset seizures, forfeitures and healthcare fraud and abuse. She has written FCPA corporate compliance programs and conducted FCPA trainings, audits and internal investigations for Fortune 100 and 500 companies around the globe.

In 2010, Ms. Poston was inducted as a Fellow into the American Bar Foundation. An authority on white collar criminal defense, Ms. Poston was named to Who’s Who Legal 100 (2014) as one of the world’s top lawyers in the area of Business Crime Defense. She is consistently named as one of Florida’s Super Lawyers in her field, a ranking that places her among the top 5% of all Florida’s lawyers. She also has been listed each year in The Best Lawyers in America since 2003, named as one of Florida’s Legal Elite by Florida Trend magazine each year since 2004, and is regularly listed in South Florida Legal Guide as one of South Florida’s leading lawyers in her field of white collar criminal defense. In 2010, she was selected by South Florida’s Legal Guide as one of eight women lawyers who had excelled in their legal careers.

Ms. Poston received her J.D. from the University of Miami where she graduated magna cum laude.
Rebekah J. Poston is associated with the following items:
Treatise  Treatise Global Business Fraud and the Law: Preventing and Remedying Fraud and Corruption
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Conducting an FCPA Internal Investigation - Global Business Fraud and the Law: Preventing and Remedying Fraud and Corruption, Friday, May 20, 2016
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - Global Business Fraud and the Law: Preventing and Remedying Fraud and Corruption, Friday, May 20, 2016

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