Biography

Stephanie Connor is a senior associate in the Washington D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where she practices primarily in the areas of international trade, litigation and corporate compliance. Super Lawyers recognized Ms. Connor as a 2016 and 2017 "Rising Star."

Ms. Connor has significant experience advising multinational companies on the effectiveness of their internal compliance controls.  She has counseled clients in matters arising under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA"), U.S. securities regulations, U.S. anti-money laundering regulations, and the economic sanction and embargo regulations administered by the U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control. 

Ms. Connor conducts due diligence, compliance program evaluations and risk assessments, and has held leadership roles in internal investigations spurred by inquiries from the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  She also served on secondment to the Legal and Compliance division of a Fortune 100 company.   Ms. Connor has participated in government-mandated FCPA compliance monitorships, and represented clients on matters before the U.S. Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States ("CFIUS").  She is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center.  

Ms. Connor graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2008, where she served as an Executive Editor of the Georgetown Journal of International Law, a Legal Research and Writing Fellow, and an intern with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on the border of Somalia.  She practiced at a major international law firm before joining Gibson Dunn.

Prior to practicing law, Ms. Connor designed and implemented distribution and marketing programs for consumer health products in emerging markets.  She has lived and worked in Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Ms. Connor is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and the District of Columbia.

Education

  • Georgetown University - 2008 - Juris Doctor
  • American University - Washington D.C. - 2001 - Bachelor of Arts

Admissions

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Massachusetts Bar

Recent Publications

February 28, 2013