Lora MacDonald is a senior associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She practices in the firm’s Litigation Department, focusing on white collar criminal defense and internal investigations.
Ms. MacDonald has experience conducting internal investigations related to potential violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) and U.S. antitrust laws. She also regularly advises on anti-corruption aspects of proposed mergers and acquisitions, and related due diligence. Ms. MacDonald has particular experience guiding companies towards the resolution of DOJ and SEC investigations, as well as prophylactic and post-resolution corporate compliance.
Ms. MacDonald also assists clients under investigation by the World Bank Integrity Vice Presidency and companies already subject to World Bank sanction.
Ms. MacDonald received her law degree from The University of Michigan Law School in 2013. During law school, she was an Articles Editor for the Michigan Journal of International Law. In 2009, Ms. MacDonald graduated with High Distinction from The University of Michigan, where she earned degrees in political science and English.
Ms. MacDonald is admitted to practice in the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia
University of Michigan - 2013 Juris Doctor
University of Michigan - 2009 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar