A member of the White Collar and Corporate Investigations team, Lauren Resnick focuses her practice on white collar and commercial litigation. A former assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Computer Crimes and Intellectual Property Section chief, and two-time recipient of the Department of Justice (DOJ) Director's Award for Superior Performance, Lauren is regularly retained by executive management and audit committees of Fortune 500 corporations to conduct internal investigations on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), anti-money laundering (AML), trade sanctions and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), securities fraud, accounting, and employment matters, and to advise on regulatory compliance issues. In advising and defending companies on these matters, she leverages her experience directing numerous monitorships in connection with BakerHostetler's appointment by the Department of Justice and other governmental agencies to assess compliance at banking institutions, labor unions, corporations and municipalities, as well as her extensive trial experience. A member of the BakerHostetler team serving as counsel to the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of the largest Ponzi scheme in history, Lauren supervised the extensive financial reconstruction of the decades-long operations of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC for the ongoing liquidation and litigation proceedings.
Lauren serves as the firmwide client relationship partner, providing guidance and direction to ensure that the firm is focused on identifying clients' needs and developing sound solutions to maintain and increase the firm's presence in the legal marketplace.