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Roger M. Witten

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

New York, NY, USA

Roger M. Witten, a partner at WilmerHale in New York, has for many years been one of the recognized leaders of the FCPA bar. He leads WilmerHale's 45-lawyer FCPA team, which regularly counsels well over 50 major US and non-US companies and typically has 20 enforcement matters pending before the DOJ and SEC at any one time. Mr. Witten has deep FCPA compliance counseling experience, has supervised numerous FCPA risk assessments, has broad experience providing FCPA counsel in the mergers and acquisitions context, has conducted internal investigations for companies, and has represented companies and individuals at the DOJ and the SEC in numerous publicly disclosed and other matters.  Mr. Witten is the original author, and now co-author with his partners Kimberly Parker and Jay Holtmeier, of the leading treatise, Complying with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Mr. Witten has been named to numerous published "best lawyer" lists. He is a member of the District of Columbia and New York bars. Mr. Witten graduated from Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School. He clerked for The Hon. Harrison L. Winter on the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and thereafter served as an Assistant Special Prosecutor in the Watergate Special Prosecution Force. 


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