Douglas N. Greenburg
Doug Greenburg is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office and the local Chair of the Litigation & Trial Department. He previously served for five years as a Vice Chair of the Global Litigation Department. His practice focuses on internal corporate investigations, white collar criminal defense and SEC enforcement proceedings. Mr. Greenburg has extensive experience representing clients in connection with alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), economic sanction and export control violations, money laundering, securities fraud and complex regulatory matters. He counsels clients worldwide on compliance with US laws and advises US clients on domestic compliance issues arising from international operations.
Mr. Greenburg has particular expertise representing public companies, and their boards and audit committees, in connection with high-stakes law enforcement and regulatory matters. He also represents leading private equity firms, investment banks and other companies throughout the world in connection with compliance issues arising in M&A and capital markets transactions and global operations. He regularly represents companies and executives based outside the United States and has extensive expertise in cross-border investigations.
From 2003-2004, Mr. Greenburg served on the staff of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States. During this time, he investigated the financing of al Qaeda and the 9-11 terrorist attacks and the effectiveness of US efforts to identify and disrupt terrorist financing and co-authored the Commission staff’s acclaimed "Terrorist Financing Monograph.”
In 1995 and 1996, Mr. Greenburg served as an attorney with the Securities & Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement. He previously served as a law clerk for Judge Alan E. Norris, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Mr. Greenburg is recognized as a leading White Collar & Criminal Investigations lawyer by Chambers USA 2014-2015. He is recommended for his international trade and white-collar criminal defense practices in The Legal 500 US 2014.