Whitney Moore's practice focuses on government investigations and complex commercial litigation disputes. Ms. Moore has represented companies in investigations involving the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the US Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), and the UK Serious Fraud Office, including investigations involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). She has also assisted companies involved in internal investigations arising from whistleblower and other claims. In particular, Ms. Moore has helped companies resolve anticorruption allegations arising from both domestic and international operations, including allegations related to company activities in the UK, China, India, Poland, Russia, and Germany.

Ms. Moore has experience with all aspects of government and internal investigations, including helping clients prioritize investigative goals, responding to government subpoenas, interviewing company witnesses, working with forensic accountants and in-house compliance and legal departments, coordinating the large-scale collection and review of financial records and internal company documents, reporting interim progress to government agencies, and advising clients as to the implementation of remediation steps.

Ms. Moore has also represented companies and individuals in a range of matters in federal and state courts. She has experience in managing all aspects of litigation including pretrial discovery and motions practice, locating and working with expert witnesses, preparing and deposing witnesses, and preparing for and participating in trials.

Experience

  • Multinational company in an internal investigation that was self-reported to the DOJ and SEC involving potential FCPA violations at several foreign subsidiaries.
  • Multinational company in responding to an SEC, DOJ, and Export-Import Bank investigation concerning potential FCPA violations.
  • Domestic company in responding to an SEC subpoena concerning potential violations of securities laws.
  • Domestic company in an internal investigation into potential financial and accounting issues.
  • Generic drug manufacturer in arbitration related to an indemnity agreement.

  • Domestic company in litigation involving the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.

Recognition

Washington, DC Super Lawyers
"Rising Star" – Business Litigation (2016)

Credentials

Education
  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2004, cum laude
  • BA, English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000, with honors
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
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