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Vedder Price is pleased to announce that Elizabeth G. Silver has joined the firm as a Shareholder in its International Trade & Compliance practice in Washington, DC.

Ms. Silver is an experienced Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), white collar criminal defense and corporate compliance attorney. She has significant experience counseling clients regarding compliance with anti-bribery laws, anti-money laundering, export controls, sanctions regulations, international criminal matters and complex business litigation. She advises multinational corporations, financial institutions and individuals on compliance with the U.S. FCPA and other anti-corruption laws, with a particular emphasis on Latin America. She helps clients navigate the complex legal and regulatory compliance issues related to cross-border transactions and global operations by conducting compliance audits and risk assessments, performing due diligence on international investments, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, and providing counsel related to the structure of cross-border transactions.

“We are very excited to have Liz join us in our DC office. Liz’s practice is an excellent fit for our global corporate practice and our attorneys working on cross-border transactions,” said Jennifer Durham King, Chair of the firm’s Corporate practice area. “Her litigation experience also provides bench strength for our attorneys and clients in need of regulatory compliance assistance.”

Ms. Silver added, “I look forward to leveraging the resources of my new firm and working alongside my new colleagues to broaden our service offerings and grow our International Trade & Compliance practice.”

Ms. Silver maintains an active pro bono practice, focusing on issues of civil rights, children and immigration. She has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star each year since 2014 and is fluent in Spanish. Prior to joining Vedder Price, Ms. Silver worked at Gibson Dunn LLP and Clifford Chance LLP before starting her own practice, where she served as Principal since 2017. She earned her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and her B.A. from Tufts University, magna cum laude.

Learn more about the firm’s International Trade & Compliance group here.


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