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Specialties:Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), anti-corruption, corporate compliance, trade sanctions, international compliance and governance.  Currently haed the Anti-Corruption and International Compliance (ACIC) Practice Group at Halliburton.


Languages spoken: Russian, English

Practice areas


  1. White Collar Crime: 40%
    20 years
  2. Federal Regulation: 25%
  3. Federal Crime: 20%
  4. Criminal Defense: 15%
    20 years

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3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E.
Houston, TX, 77032


MIActive And In Good Standing199605/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Performer, Business Leadership Development IIIHalliburton2012
Top Performer, Business Leader Development IHalliburton2010
Outstanding Service AwardU.S. Department of Justice2004
OCDETF Service AwardU.S. Department of Justice2004
Outstanding Service AwardU.S. Department of Justice2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Chief Compliance OfficerHalliburton2015 - Present
Chief FCPA CounselHalliburton Energey Services2010 - 2014
Senior Corporate CounselTarget Corporation2009 - 2010
Senior Counsel - Crime & National SecurityU.S. Senate Judiciary Committee2007 - 2009
Anti-Corruption Legal Adviser - Moscow, RussiaAmerican Bar Association2007 - 2007
Assistant United States AttorneyU.S Department of Justice (U.S Attorney's office in Chicago)2004 - 2006
Deputy ChiefU.S. Department Justice - Criminal Division2001 - 2007
Assistant Prosecuting AttorneyKent Country Prosecutor's Office - Grand Rapids, MI1999 - 2001
Litigation AssociateMcClelland & Anderson, LLP1996 - 1999
Summer AssociateDickinson Wright Moon Van Dusen & Freeman1995 - 1995
Law Clerk28th Circuit Court, Wexford County, Michigan1994 - 1994
Law ClerkWake Forest University School Of Law1994 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
State Bar of MichiganN/A1996 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee ReportsRyan Haight Online Pharmacy Consumer Protection Act of 2007: Senate Judiciary Report2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1996
Alma CollegeHistory and Political Science - Double MajorBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
4th Annual Anti-Corruption and Compliance for the Oil, Gas and Extractive Industries“What is the Role of Compliance in M&A?”2013
4th Annual Anti-Corruption and Compliance for the Oil, Gas and Extractive Industries“Third Party Due Diligence Case Study: Who, What, Where, When, and How?”2013
Pharmaceutical Anti-Corruption Conference“Debating Common Challenges and Appropriate Anti-Corruption Solutions from Different Industries”2012
Ethnics Roundtable, Houston ACC“Views from the Trenches: Three In-House Counsel Share Their Ethics & Compliance Experiences”2012
3rd Annual Anti-Corruption Forum for the Oil & Gas, Energy and Extractive Industries,“Deterring Bribery by Employees or Associated Persons through Internal and External Communication of Anti-Bribery Procedures and Effective Training”2012
3rd Annual Anti-Corruption Forum for the Oil & Gas, Energy and Extractive Industries“Uncovering and Neutralizing Potential Corruption Problems Quickly Post-Acquisition”2012
2nd Annual Forum on Anti-Corruption in Southern AfricaConducting Internal Investigations and Dealing with the Aftermath: Working with Consultants and Making Compliance Changes”2012
27th National Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices ActFCPA Internal Investigations: A Complete Guide on How to Set up, Manage and Conduct Thorough Internal Investigations2012
14th FCPA Boot Camp“Conducting Cost-Effective Internal Investigations Into Bribery Allegations2012
Forum on Anti-Corruption: Sub-Saharan African Edition“Third Party Vetting: How to Conduct Effective Risk-Based Due Diligence to Minimise Corruption and Bribery Exposure”2011
12th European Forum on Anti-Corruption“Cross-Industry Roundtable: Chief Compliance Officers discuss New Ideas for Designing, Implementing and Maintaining Effective Risk Assessment Practices and Robust Compliance Programmes”2011
Abu Dhabi Summit on Anti-Corruption: Implementing Effective Corporate Governance, Anti-Bribery and FCPA Compliance Programs“Conducting Effective Internal Anti-Corruption Investigations in the Middle East”2010
FCPA Compliance in Emerging Markets“Screening and Managing Foreign Third Parties: Adapting Your Process to Local Risks,”2009
DOJ Conference at the International Law Enforcement AcademyWiretapping and Eavesdropping -- Title III2004
DOJ National Advocacy Center TrainingElectronic Surveillance -- Title III Wiretapping and Eavesdropping2002