Adam Klauder is a partner in the Government Investigations & White Collar Practice.
Adam’s practice focuses on risk management, complex global investigations, financial crime compliance and white collar criminal defense. He advises financial institutions, corporations, governments and individuals on compliance and enforcement matters involving economic sanctions, export controls (EAR/ITAR), anti-money laundering (AML), anticorruption (FCPA) and other cross-border regulatory regimes. Adam represents clients in front of a wide range of enforcement agencies and regulators, including the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the US Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), the US Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) and the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS).
Prior to joining the firm, Adam held a senior leadership role in the global investigations and compliance practice at an international management consultancy firm. During this time, he provided compliance, governance, program management, reporting and internal controls expertise to clients in both the commercial and public sectors. Adam also helped global payments processors, financial technology and digital assets companies, and other financial services providers develop, enhance and sustain their financial crime and enterprise-wide compliance programs.
Adam has also served as global head of sanctions investigations and global investigations advisor at a multinational financial institution, where he oversaw significant sanctions-related investigations across all lines of business and helped design and implement the bank’s intelligence-led investigations function. He began his career in the Washington DC office of a global law firm, where his practice focused on international investigations and financial crime compliance.