Linda Noonan is Of Counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP and a member of the firm’s Financial Institutions and White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice Groups. She concentrates on Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering compliance and related issues, including Office of Foreign Assets Control requirements, for domestic and multinational banks, securities broker-dealers, insurance companies, casinos, money services businesses, and other financial institutions and nonfinancial institution businesses.
Ms. Noonan joined the firm from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of General Counsel, where she had been Senior Counsel for Financial Enforcement. In that capacity, she was the principal legal advisor to Treasury officials on domestic and international money laundering and related financial enforcement issues. During her tenure, she drafted legislation and participated in all major Bank Secrecy Act rulemakings and interpretations and negotiated numerous Bank Secrecy Act civil money penalty cases.
Ms. Noonan acted as one of the key U.S. delegates to the Financial Action Task Force ("FATF") on money laundering, the leading international group promoting cooperative efforts against money laundering. She also participated in many other bilateral and multilateral anti-money laundering initiatives.
Ms. Noonan is a graduate of the American University, Washington College of Law, and a graduate, magna cum laude, of the American University, School of International Service.
American University - Washington D.C. - 1977 Juris Doctor
American University - Washington D.C. - 1973 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar