Yana V. Grishkan
Yana Grishkan is a senior attorney in the firm’s litigation and enforcement practice group. Yana focuses her practice on criminal and civil enforcement matters, internal investigations, and related civil litigation. Yana has extensive experience representing individuals and corporate clients in matters involving alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, federal and state laws on fraud and conspiracy, and state consumer protection statutes. In addition, Yana has an active pro bono practice, including in the areas of immigration law and civil rights.
- Conducted internal investigations for global pharmaceutical and medical device companies in connection with alleged FCPA violations in Russia, Kazakhstan, Slovenia, India, China, and Egypt, among others.
- Represented a medical device company in connection with DOJ and SEC investigations involving alleged FCPA violations.
- Conducted anticipatory, market-wide, anti-corruption compliance review of a Russian subsidiary of a leading global pharmaceutical company.
- Represents pharmaceutical and medical device companies in government and internal investigation involving alleged violations of False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute relating to promotion and sales of company products.
- Represents a major pharmaceutical company and a national organization in connection with multi-year investigation by DOJ of patient assistance programs.
- Represented multiple individuals in investigation by United States Attorney’s Office and state Attorney General concerning potential violations of False Claims Act relating to Medicare billing.
- Represented an individual in response to the United States Attorney’s Office investigation concerning potential money laundering.
- Advises clients across a broad range of industries regarding due diligence matters related to various transactions and investments.
- Commonwealth v. George Perrot – Part of team representing wrongfully convicted criminal defendant in winning motion for new trial based on recently developed evidence that forensic testimony presented at 1992 trial exceeded the limits of science.
- Co-author, “Tax Deductions For FCPA Settlement Amounts,” FCPA Professor (March 30, 2021)
- Co-author, “Second Circuit Rules Fifth Amendment Applicable to Statements Provided to Foreign Governments,” Bloomberg BNA’s Securities Law Daily (July 24, 2017)
- Co-author, “Measure Twice: Compliance in the time of falling commodity prices,” Penn Energy (May 25, 2016)
- Marc P. Berger, Justin Florence and Yana Grishkan, “Questions on Use of Compelled Testimony in LIBOR Convictionst,” The New York Law Journal (February 25, 2016)
- Marc P. Berger, Justin Florence and Yana Grishkan, “Cross-Border Investigations and the Fifth Amendment,” The New York Law Journal (November 13, 2015)
- JD, cum laude, Harvard Law School, 2012; executive technical editor, Harvard Law and Policy Review
- BA, magna cum laude, Brandeis University, 2009
Admissions / Qualifications
- Massachusetts, 2015
- New York, 2013