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Philip Urofsky

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Shearman & Sterling LLP

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Litigation

Position

Philip Urofsky, a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s Litigation Group, is a former federal prosecutor with extensive experience investigating and prosecuting criminal and civil violations of the FCPA, the money laundering and mail and wire fraud statutes, and economic sanctions laws and regulations. He advises clients on conducting internal investigations, designing and implementing compliance programs, as well as conducting due diligence in mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, securities offerings, and concerning retention of third parties. Additionally, Mr. Urofsky has extensive experience responding to and defending against federal, state, and international criminal, civil, and administrative investigations, prosecutions, and trials on behalf of both business entities and individuals.

Education

University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1988, Virginia Law Review, Articles Review Board, Order of the Coif; University of Virginia, B.A., 1985, with Highest Distinction


United States: Dispute resolution

Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Within: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Shearman & Sterling LLP is best known for its representations in the financial services industry, of both individuals and banks. The practice is jointly led by Adam Hakki and Stephen Fishbein in New York, and includes deputy head Patrick Robbins in San Francisco. The group is acting for the independent directors of Wells Fargo in connection with an independent investigation into the bank‚Äôs retail sales practices. It is also assisting Citigroup with respect to US regulatory and enforcement inquiries concerning a major fraud perpetrated against the company‚Äôs Mexican unit, Banamex. Robbins is representing the former CFO of Logitech in a contested SEC enforcement action, while Fishbein and New York-based John Nathanson are representing a former health insurance specialist at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, in criminal and civil insider trading proceedings brought by the SEC. Washington DC‚Äôs Philip Urofsky is recommended for ‚Äėvery strong professional knowledge in the area of anti-corruption‚Äô.

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