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Melissa Farrar is a senior associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where she practices primarily in the areas of white collar defense and investigations and corporate compliance. Ms. Farrar also maintains a practice in government contracts compliance and litigation.
Ms. Farrar has experience representing and advising multinational corporations in internal and government investigations on a wide range of topics, including compliance with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other anti-corruption laws, anti-money laundering, and tax. Ms. Farrar has conducted fieldwork in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States.
Ms. Farrar also counsels corporations on the effectiveness of their compliance programs and in connection with transactional due diligence, with a particular emphasis on compliance with anti-corruption laws.
Selected recent matters include:
Ms. Farrar received her law degree with high honors from the George Washington University Law School in 2013, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif. While in law school, Ms. Farrar was a member of the George Washington Law Review. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2004 from Dartmouth College.
The George Washington University - 2013 Juris Doctor
Dartmouth College - 2004 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar