Mr Louis Ramos > Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
1111 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW
WASHINGTON DC 20004
United States

Work Department

Latin America Team; Litigation

Position

Louis Ramos is a former federal prosecutor and in-house lawyer whose practice focuses on white collar litigation, government and internal investigations, and compliance counseling. Lou’s experience includes leading investigations and counseling clients on matters involving issues of anticorruption, antibribery, antikickback, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the UK Bribery Act, and good research and manufacturing practices. He has led investigations in the United States and around the world, including Latin America, China, Japan, Korea, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, India, and Pakistan.   Lou also has a strong litigation background from his time in public service—he served for nearly six years as an Assistant US Attorney in the District of Columbia, was the lead federal prosecutor in 19 jury trials and more than 30 bench trials, and directed numerous grand jury investigations into violations of federal and local criminal laws.

Career

Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Lou served as an Assistant General Counsel in the Compliance Division at Pfizer for four years. At Pfizer, Lou managed a team of lawyers responsible for international compliance matters. Before joining Pfizer’s team, he was a partner focusing on white collar matters at another international law firm. Lou primarily represented pharmaceutical, healthcare, and financial services clients in complex government and internal investigations involving alleged violations of the FCPA, the False Claims Act, off-label promotion, antikickback statutes, money laundering, bank fraud, and good research and manufacturing practices.

Languages

Fluent in Spanish.

Education

Cornell University; University of Pennsylvania Law School