Mariam Pathan is an associate in the Munich office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She is a member of the firm’s Litigation and the White Collar Defense and Investigations Practices.
Mariam advises clients in the area of white collar defense and sensitive investigations with cross-border elements in the fields of enforcement of German anti-corruption laws and the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), sanctions, anti-money laundering and technical compliance. She represents companies before domestic and foreign authorities during associated criminal and administrative proceedings. She represents German clients in civil disputes before German courts.
She has experience in the automotive, consultancy and chemical industries as well as the franchise sector.
Mariam maintains an active pro bono practice, advising clients on public international law and international human rights matters.
Prior to joining the firm, she worked in the legal departments of a global franchise corporation in Amsterdam and a tech company in the renewable energy sector in Berlin. Mariam clerked with the transnational criminal law department of the German Foreign Ministry and the organized crime unit of the Berlin Public Prosecutor. She was an editing assistant to a book series in which she published several commentaries on International Criminal Jurisprudence.
Mariam earned a master’s degree in international criminal law summa cum laude from the University of Amsterdam in a joint degree program with Columbia Law School, New York. She graduated from the European Law School of Maastricht University with bachelor’s degrees in European and Dutch Law. She is German and Dutch qualified with civil effect and has been admitted as a German lawyer (Rechtsanwältin) since 2018. Mariam speaks German, English, Dutch and French.
University of Amsterdam - 2011 Master of Laws (LL.M.)
Maastricht University - 2010 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
Germany - Rechtsanwältin