Ariel Xue joined Ropes & Gray's litigation department in 2014. Ariel’s practice focuses on government and other regulatory investigations involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, healthcare fraud, financial fraud, and related litigation matters. Ariel also advises clients in connection with anti-corruption risk assessments and due diligence in connection with mergers and acquisitions. She maintains an active pro bono practice in family and immigration law.
Prior to joining the firm, Ariel completed a year-long fellowship with Trial Chamber II of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the Hague Conference on Private International Law, both located in The Hague, Netherlands.
- Conducted internal investigation relating to potential Anti-Kickback Statute violations for a multinational pharmaceutical company.
- Conducted internal investigation into a multinational energy sector company’s operations in Brazil in connection with DOJ and SEC investigations related to allegations of FCPA violations.
- Conducted anti-corruption diligence and risk assessments for investments and acquisitions by private equity firms and major pharmaceutical companies.
- Advised private equity advisor in connection with SEC investigation regarding fees and expenses.