Stephanie Yonekura leads Hogan Lovells' Investigations, White Collar, and Fraud practice for the Americas. She is a member of the firm's Crisis Leadership Team and regularly advises clients on corporate compliance issues and policies.
She brings a unique perspective to any internal investigation. Having served as a federal prosecutor for 14 years and as the Acting U.S. Attorney in Los Angeles, Stephanie knows the hot-button issues that are considered in every stage of any government investigation. As the Acting U.S. Attorney of the largest office outside of Washington, D.C., Stephanie was an active participant in the larger U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) community, serving on nationwide committees on white collar fraud, cybercrime, and intellectual property. Stephanie is a highly accomplished trial attorney, exuding confidence, knowledge, and integrity in the courtroom.
In private practice, Stephanie uses her substantial experience in the trenches, in the courtroom, and as the chief law enforcement officer in Los Angeles to help clients understand the key issues and investigate matters strategically and surgically.