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6 September 20222 minute read

DLA Piper partner Katie Hausfeld named to Crain’s Chicago Business2022 Notable Women in Law list

DLA Piper is pleased to announce that Katie Hausfeld, a partner in the firm’s Litigation practice, has been named to Crain’s Chicago Business’s 2022 Notable Women in Law list.

Hausfeld is the co-chair of DLA Piper’s Global Compliance group and focuses her practice on corporate investigations and compliance, white collar criminal matters and complex civil litigation. She regularly advises both US and multinational companies in connection with internal investigations and enforcement actions conducted by the US Department of Justice, the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the World Bank and other enforcement agencies. She has conducted numerous investigations around the world related to a broad range of issues including allegations of accounting manipulation, fraud, corruption, bribery, money laundering, environmental compliance, insider trading, bid rigging, conflicts of interest, business email compromise, executive misconduct and sexual discrimination. She also counsels her clients in relation to matters involving asset tracing and recovery.

As a compliance advisor, she assists her clients in designing and implementing risk-based compliance programs that meet the ever-evolving expectations of regulatory and enforcement agencies, including compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other anti-corruption regulations. These enterprise-wide programs include conducting risk assessments, drafting codes of conduct and other corporate policies, advising clients on whistleblower issues, and creating and implementing training programs. In addition, she performs anti-corruption and anti-money laundering compliance due diligence for acquisitions, joint ventures and other transactions. Hausfeld is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.