Biography

Evelyn B. Sheehan is a partner at the Miami office of Kobre & Kim, focusing on advising high-net-worth individuals, institutional clients and their executives in cross-border investigations, government enforcement actions and related asset forfeiture matters. She also counsels clients in global asset tracing investigations and recovery efforts.

Before joining Kobre & Kim, Evelyn served at the U.S. Department of Justice as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of Florida. Most recently, she served as Deputy Chief of the Asset Forfeiture Division for that office, responsible for overseeing complex cross-border investigations related to international corruption, white-collar fraud, organized crime and violations of anti-money laundering laws.

At the DOJ, Evelyn was also a member of the Regional Committee of the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF). As a result of her work on two high-profile international money laundering investigations, she earned two National OCDETF Awards. Evelyn has also lectured extensively on the application of asset forfeiture and money laundering laws for the DOJ and other federal agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the Drug Enforcement Agency.