Arielle Tobin

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Arielle Tobin defends corporations and their directors and officers in civil, criminal, and regulatory disputes, including government enforcement actions. She also conducts internal investigations and assists companies in mitigating reputational risk through execution of multinational risk assessments and development of compliance programs.

Arielle has litigated complex commercial disputes relating to breach of contract, fraud, negligence, residential mortgage-backed securitizations, False Claims Act violations, state and local tax, securities litigation, health care fraud, and director and officer liability. She regularly represents clients in criminal and civil proceedings and related investigations in response to alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), UK Bribery Act, accounting fraud, financial fraud, securities fraud, and customs violations. Arielle has conducted and managed sensitive internal investigations in over 10 countries across North, Central, and South America, Europe, and Asia. In addition, she has performed multinational risk assessments and regularly advises companies on compliance with securities, anticorruption, insider trading, and data privacy laws.

Prior to attending law school, Arielle earned her CPA license and worked for the audit group at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Her experience as an auditor makes her distinctively qualified to understand complex accounting fraud and work seamlessly with forensic accountants when investigating or litigating fraud or other financial crimes.

Arielle is deeply involved in local and international pro bono efforts. She has devoted hundreds of hours of pro bono representation to domestic violence victims seeking asylum in the United States and has worked with Lawyers Without Borders and the U.S. State Department to research and advise on human rights abuses in Latin America.

Practice Areas

  • Compliance Counseling
  • Corporate Crime
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Services
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Government Contracting, Bid Protests and the False Claims Act
  • Government Investigations
  • Internal Investigations
  • Privacy, Data Security and Information Law
  • SEC Enforcement
  • Securities & Futures Regulation
  • Securities Litigation
  • White Collar Crime