Krista Evensen

Associate

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  • JD, magna cum laude, University of Illinois College of Law, 2019
  • MA (Hispanic Linguistics), University of Illinois, 2014
  • BA (Spanish), University of Illinois, 2011

Qualifications

  • Illinois, 2019

Krista Evensen

Associate

Krista Evensen is an associate at Ropes & Gray in the litigation and enforcement practice group. She has experience in government and internal investigations, regulatory inquiries, and anti-corruption due diligence matters.

During law school, Krista served as the Managing Internet & Symposium Editor for the University of Illinois Law Review. In 2018, she received the Best Oralist award at the Williams Institute Moot Court Competition at UCLA for arguments involving whether Title IX affords protection on the basis of sex to transgender individuals. Krista also interned with Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing, and she worked with the Illinois Innocence Project through a course clinic.

Experience

  • Representing a public company in response to an SEC investigative subpoena.
  • Investigating alleged FCPA and company policy violations of a biopharmaceutical company’s Latin American subsidiary.
  • Participated in several teams counseling investment advisers in connection with SEC examinations.
  • Assisted in an internal investigation for a multinational commodities trading corporation into allegations of hedge accounting practices in violation of company policies and GAAP accounting standards. 
  • Regularly conducts anti-corruption, anti-bribery, and sanctions due diligence on potential acquisition targets of, and borrowers from, private equity firms in high-risk markets.

Publications

  • JD, magna cum laude, University of Illinois College of Law, 2019
  • MA (Hispanic Linguistics), University of Illinois, 2014
  • BA (Spanish), University of Illinois, 2011

Qualifications

  • Illinois, 2019
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