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Kaitlyn Ferguson

Kaitlyn Ferguson


Kaitlyn Ferguson

Kaitlyn Ferguson represents clients in white-collar and government investigations and regulatory proceedings, with experience handling anti-fraud, anti-corruption/FCPA, and anti-money laundering matters.

Kaitlyn has represented clients facing scrutiny from the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, and Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and has designed and conducted confidential internal investigations spanning multiple jurisdictions.

  • Defended client charged in a multi-count felony indictment alleging structuring, money laundering, and illegal gambling charges
  • Represented former CFO before the CFTC and SEC during an investigation and testimony concerning fund valuation and reporting
  • Defended clients facing multi-count international and healthcare fraud indictments
  • Assisted with significant government investigation into corruption, bribery, and other alleged misconduct following natural disaster
  • Provided guidance and training to subsidiary of state owned oil company on FCPA compliance obligations
  • Designed and assisted with implementation of various FCPA/anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, insider trading, and whistleblower compliance/audit programs for clients including an oil/natural gas company, domestic bank, international expediter, European wholesaler entering the U.S. market, and North American company with U.S. subsidiary selling technology products to a foreign government
  • Represented expat living overseas facing SEC and DOJ scrutiny involving alleged securities fraud and money laundering
  • Engaged in extensive trial preparation in multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical securities derivative class action, including depositions, data analysis, evidentiary research, drafting client communications, and preparation of multiple legal memoranda

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Career and qualifications

  • George Washington University (BA, Economics/International Affairs) 2009
  • Columbia Law School (JD) 2012
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York 2013
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in the Southern District of New York 2013
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in the Eastern District of New York 2013
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in Washington, DC 2014
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2016