Deborah Luskin

Associate Director,
Forensic Risk Alliance

My Contact Information

Forensic Risk Alliance
Washington, DC
Work: (202) 849-4670


Washington DC


Deborah Luskin is an Associate Director in FRA’s Washington, DC office with over 19 years experience in auditing and consulting. Deborah has experience in forensic accounting, financial audit attestation, risk management assessments, Sarbanes-Oxley 404 readiness and audit attestation, and service organization internal control assessments.

While at FRA, Deborah has focused on regulatory reviews and anti-financial crime projects, including assisting companies in responding to regulatory inquiries, investigating potential non-compliance with AML regulations, assessing AML and sanctions compliance programs, developing risk assessments, drafting policies and procedures, and providing guidance regarding customer due diligence procedures. In addition to the financial crime-focused reviews and investigations, she has worked on investigations regarding misappropriation of assets, bribery and corruption, and provided support for a corporate monitorship of a Tier 1 financial institution.

Deborah co-authored FRA’s recently published chapter: Anti-Money Laundering Trends and Challenges, Global Investigations Review, 2020.

Prior to joining FRA, Deborah spent nine years at a Big Four firm working in risk management. Deborah specialized in assessing both financial and information systems internal controls supporting the financial statements, assessing regulatory compliance, performing fraud evaluations and assessing risk management program effectiveness. Deborah led large multinational teams in various industries.

Deborah is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Deborah has a Graduate Certificate in Taxation from American University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Irvine.

Practice Areas

  • Anti-Corruption
  • Asset Forfeiture/Restitutio
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Computer Forensics
  • Corporate Crime
  • Corporate Governance
  • Due Diligence Investigations
  • Electronic Discovery
  • Financial Services
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Government Investigations
  • Internal Investigations
  • Privacy, Data Security and Information Law
  • SEC Enforcement
  • White Collar Crime