Stephanie Busalacchi

Associate

Stephanie is temporarily on a full-time secondment at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office.

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  • JD, Duke University School of Law, 2010
  • BA, magna cum laude, The College of New Jersey, 2007

Qualifications

  • New York, 2011

Stephanie Busalacchi

Associate

Stephanie is temporarily on a full-time secondment at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office.

Stephanie focuses her practice on civil and criminal government enforcement matters and internal investigations for a wide range of companies and individuals, primarily in the healthcare, private equity and financial industries. Stephanie has conducted investigations into alleged anti-corruption violations under the FCPA and UK Bribery Act in several countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

Stephanie also assists a variety of clients with conducting risk-based pre-acquisition deal diligence on cross-border transactions and helps companies to assess their own compliance programs and implement enhancements.

Experience

  • Regularly conducts pre-acquisition anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, and sanctions due diligence for large private equity firms and other clients in high-risk jurisdictions, including assisting with post-acquisition implementation of enhanced compliance controls.
  • Drafts compliance policies for U.S., European and multinational companies addressing compliance with global anti-corruption and sanctions laws and conducts trainings for clients on the same.
  • Conducts internal compliance investigations for clients in a number of sectors, including global healthcare, financial services, and manufacturing.
  • Conducted an internal investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption in China on behalf of a multi-national pharmaceutical company.
  • Advised a private equity firm on a global anti-corruption risk assessment.
  • Advised a U.S. based international medical device company in an industry-wide FCPA investigation involving countries across Europe, Asia, and South America.
  • Represented an investment management firm in investigations by the SEC.
  • Represented a large medical device company in cross-border investigations into alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the UK Bribery Act in Europe, Asia and South America.
  • Represented a healthcare company in a government inquiry into compliance with clinical trial registration and results reporting requirements.
  • Represented an individual in a DOJ enforcement action related to EPA and consumer protection violations.

Pro Bono Practice

  • Represented inmates in New York City jails in a class action against the City of New York, including leading the e-discovery portion of the litigation, drafting motions and memoranda, and taking depositions of key witnesses.
  • Successfully obtained asylum in the U.S. for an individual fleeing persecution in his home country based on his sexual orientation.