Bonnie C. Doyle joined Ropes & Gray in 2016 as an associate in the Litigation and Enforcement practice group. Her practice focuses on investigations relating to potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, internal compliance investigations, and compliance risk management. Bonnie also has experience in international arbitration.
Bonnie maintains an significant pro bono practice, with a particular emphasis on cases affecting the LGBTQ community. She works on the Transgender ID Project, which is a cooperation between GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) and the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) that provides legal services to individuals seeking to change their name and/or gender designation on state and federal identity documents. She has also worked on projects with Lambda Legal and with the Center for Reproductive Rights.
Prior to joining the firm, Bonnie was a dispute resolution associate in the New York office of a leading international law firm, where she worked on a variety of multi-jurisdictional investigations and international investment treaty arbitrations. She has also clerked at the Vermont Supreme Court and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Conducted numerous internal investigations related to whistleblower complaints, anti-corruption, and third-party distributors for multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical, and scientific instrument companies.
- Conducted a comprehensive compliance risk assessment on the China operations of a multinational scientific instrument company and advised that client on developing and implementing anti-corruption compliance policies and procedures, channel and third-party risk management measures, and internal monitoring and control mechanisms for its local operations.
- Represented an individual employee of a multinational bank in his interactions with his employer, in connection with government inquiries into certain trading activities at the bank.
Client matters prior to joining Ropes & Gray include:
- Representing a global financial institution in a multi-jurisdictional investigation of its foreign exchange business.
- Representing a multinational company in the hospitality sector in a corruption investigation.
- Representing an American multinational energy corporation in its claims against Ecuador arising from an expropriation of hydrocarbon resources.
- Representing a multinational oil and gas company in its appeal before the United States Supreme Court in a case concerning an investment treaty arbitration award.
- Representing a group of former Iraqi interpreters for US forces in federal district court litigation to compel the US government to process their visa applications.
- Co-author, “Bid rigging: For multinationals, more than just a local law violation,” Westlaw Journal Government Contract (October 8, 2018)
- Co-author, “Iran Sanctions Snapback: Practical Implications and Compliance Considerations for Japanese Companies,” Japan Institute of Business Law (August 23, 2018)