Alma Angotti

Partner, Co-Lead, Global Investigations & Compliance,

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Phone 1: (202) 481-8398


Washington DC


Alma Angotti


Co-Head Global Investigations and Compliance Practice

Washington, DC

Direct: +1.202.481.8398


Professional Summary


Alma Angotti is a Partner and Co-Head of the Global Investigations & Compliance practice. Alma is a recognized expert in anti-money laundering (AML), combatting the financing of terrorism (CFT) and economic sanctions compliance. She has counselled her clients in a variety of projects, and managed gap analyses, compliance program reviews, risk assessments, remediation efforts, investigations, and historical transaction reviews. Her clients include large, complex, global financial institutions, global payments institutions, mid-sized banks, broker-dealers, and Fintech and digital assets companies, hedge funds, casinos, and multinational corporations.


Professional Experience


Alma has held interim senior compliance leadership positions at several global and regional financial institutions providing day-to-day management of their compliance programs and assisting them with remediation efforts, often in the context of a regulatory or criminal enforcement action. She has trained and advised the financial services industry and regulators and government officials worldwide on AML, sanctions, CFT and other regulatory compliance issues.


With over 25 years of experience in regulation and enforcement, Alma has held senior enforcement positions at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority). In these positions, she was responsible for investigations and enforcement of the Bank Secrecy Act, the federal securities laws, and FINRA rules. At FinCEN and FINRA, she designed and lead the AML enforcement programs.




Juris Doctorate


University of Virginia School of Law

Bachelor of Arts

West Virginia University


Practice Areas

  • Anti-Corruption
  • Corporate Crime
  • Corporate Governance
  • Due Diligence Investigations
  • Financial Services
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Insider Trading
  • Internal Investigations
  • SEC Enforcement
  • White Collar Crime