Anne Murray is a senior associate in the firm's Washington, D.C. office. Anne's practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, government and internal investigations, corporate compliance matters, and litigation. She has represented national corporations and international conglomerates in investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and other federal and state agencies. Anne has also represented foreign corporate clients and sovereigns in complex civil litigation.
Anne has worked extensively on matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). She has conducted internal investigations and compliance reviews throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas for multinational corporations involved in the oil and gas, aerospace, health care, technology, and shipping industries. In this regard, Anne's experience has included developing investigative plans, leading witness interviews, overseeing forensic accountants' review of books and records, managing document collections and productions, preparing investigative reports for government agencies, and representing clients before government agencies.
- Advised clients regarding the FCPA implications of past and prospective conduct involving payments, hospitalities and compensation arrangements
- Co-drafted and negotiated a limited indemnification provision in a sale and purchase agreement for previously disclosed FCPA issues prior to a client's multi-million dollar sale of one of its divisions
- Developed corporate compliance policies, procedures and manuals
- Co-authored successful motion to dismiss a federal action involving allegations of reinsurance fraud for lack of subject matter jurisdiction under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA)
- American Bar Association
- Co-author with Richard C. Smith and Nikhila Raj, "Orthofix, Pfizer FCPA Cases A Sign Of What's To Come," Law360.com, September 21, 2012
- Co-author, "Orthofix Makes Latest Medical Device FCPA Settlement," Fulbright Briefing, July 13, 2012
- Co-author with Guy Singer, John E. Kelly, and Tracy DeMarco, "Safely Navigating the Surge of M&A Activity: Pre-Acquisition Corruption Due Diligence," internationallawoffice.com, Globe Business Publishing Ltd., January 24, 2011
- Co-author with Richard Craig Smith, John E. Kelly, and Fatema Merchant, "DOJ Issues Guidance on Government-Compelled Grants," internationallawoffice.com, Globe Business Publishing Ltd., August 16, 2010, and Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Briefing
- Co-author with Guy Singer, William Jacobson, and Kimberly Levy, "Caveat Emptor: Why and How FCPA Due Diligence Should Be Conducted Prior to Mergers & Acquisitions," 29 Corp. Couns. Rev. 65 (2010)
- "Pharmaceutical Companies Receive Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Warning," internationallawoffice.com, Globe Business Publishing Ltd., November 23, 2009, and Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Alert
- Co-author with Richard Smith, John Kelly, and Alex Rene, "Importance of Effective Anti-Corruption Programmes," internationallawoffice.com, Globe Business Publishing Ltd., November 9, 2009
Co-author with William Jacobson, Richard Smith, and Kimberly Walker, "FCPA Enforcement Trends: More International Cooperation and Forfeiture Actions?" Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Briefing, January 15, 2009
2005 - J.D., American University, Washington College of Law
2001 - B.A., cum laude, International Studies, Middlebury College
While in law school, Anne was a Note & Comment Editor for the ABA Administrative Law Review. She was also a member of the Moot Court Honor Society and competed in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition for two years. In 2005, Anne's team was the national winner and an international semi-finalist. She was named 13th best oralist in the international rounds.
Anne is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and the District of Columbia.
- District of Columbia