Arian M. June is a litigation counsel based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and is a member of the White Collar & Regulatory Defense Group. Ms. June’s practice focuses on securities enforcement defense, internal investigations, state attorneys general inquiries and white collar criminal defense. She has represented financial institutions, publicly traded companies, investment advisers and senior executives in complex regulatory matters, including allegations of securities fraud, insider trading, accounting and corporate disclosure issues, violations of the Bank Secrecy Act, cyber-intrusions and mortgage fraud. Ms. June also advises clients on various facets of the Dodd-Frank Act, with particular emphasis in designing corporate policies and procedures to comply with the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower regulations, investigating corporate whistleblower reports and mitigating whistleblower-related risks.
Ms. June speaks and writes frequently on topics of importance to her practice area. She has authored or co-authored articles for publications such as Bloomberg BNA Securities Regulation & Law Report, Bloomberg BNA World Securities Law Report, Law360, Journal of Investment Compliance and The Hill. Ms. June is Co-Editor-In-Chief of the firm’s Accounting & Financial Reporting Enforcement Round-Up.
Ms. June is currently serving in a variety of professional leadership roles, including as a Board Member of the District of Columbia Bar Board of Governors, a member of the Board of Trustees for the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs and Vice Chair for the Federal Regulation of Securities Committee of the American Bar Association Business Law Section.
Ms. June joined Debevoise in 2017. She was previously a counsel at an international Washington, D.C.-based firm. She received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she served as a Senior Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. She earned a B.A. cum laude at the University of Maryland. Between 2007 and 2008, Ms. June served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Royce C. Lamberth, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.