Katie Hausfeld focuses her practice on corporate investigations and compliance, white-collar criminal matters and complex civil litigation.

Katie regularly advises both US and multinational companies in connection with 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, Katie assists her clients in designing and implementing risk-based compliance programs that meet the ever-evolving expectations of global 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, Katie performs anti-corruption and anti-money laundering compliance due diligence for acquisitions, joint ventures and other transactions. Katie is also a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.

As part of her commercial litigation practice, Katie has represented clients in a variety of complex commercial litigation disputes in both federal and state courts and before the American Arbitration Association. Katie also has experience with direct defense of aging services facilities in lawsuits asserting professional liability, personal injury, negligence, elder abuse, wrongful death and other related claims.