As a partner in the white collar and government investigations practice group, Sharie is a recognized leader in ethics, compliance and internal investigations involving financial fraud, corruption, civil forfeiture actions, U.S. trade controls and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions for U.S. and global clients. Sharie is regarded as a trusted advisor, counselor and skilled investigator in financial fraud matters, FCPA/UK Bribery Act investigations, whistleblower matters, merger and acquisition due diligence, compliance risk assessments, and compliance program development/training, as well as OFAC trade sanctions, U.S. anti-boycott law, and USA PATRIOT Act anti-money laundering “best practices.” Her projects have taken her to virtually every continent.
Before joining the firm, Sharie chaired the white collar defense and corporate compliance practice group and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), anti-corruption and corporate compliance practice group at two international law firms. Before that Sharie worked in Mobil Oil Corp.’s office of general counsel, where she served as an ethics and compliance officer. Prior to her tenure at Mobil, Sharie was an assistant U.S. attorney in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where she handled tax, bank fraud and securities fraud cases, and was commended by the FBI director. She clerked for the Honorable Richard M. Bilby, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.
Her experience, leadership and frequent media contributions regarding financial fraud and corruption make her an international thought leader in the field. She has also been a panelist on numerous FCPA, anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, compliance, OFAC sanctions and trade control panels in the United States, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe.