Cindy Pan’s practice focuses on government and internal corporate investigations, and other criminal and enforcement matters. She has represented global corporations, public companies, and financial institutions in civil and criminal investigations before the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the US Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as foreign authorities, such as the Office of the Attorney of Switzerland, and the Dutch Public Prosecutor’s Office, among other authorities. She has experience in matters related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Securities and Exchange Act, money laundering and sanctions. She has worked on cases related to the imposition of a DOJ-appointed matter in matters related to the FCPA and advises international companies on cross-border investigations.

Pro Bono

Ms. Pan has extensive pro bono experience, from advocating for voting rights in North Carolina to defending reproductive rights in Texas.  She currently serves on the associate advisory board for New York Legal Assistance Group and Volunteers of Legal Services. 

Prior Experience 

Ms. Pan began her career at the firm as a summer associate in 2018.  Prior to rejoining the firm, Ms. Pan served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Charles R. Breyer of the US District Court for the Northern District of California. 

During law school, Ms. Pan participated in the Consumer Justice Clinic of the East Bay Community Law Center, where she counselled low-income clients on consumer-protection issues, including student loan, debt collection, and credit reporting.  She was a law clerk in the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice in San Francisco, and an intern in the Special Litigation Unit for the New York Legal Assistance Group.  Ms. Pan also volunteered at the Contra Costa Public Defender Office, Berkeley Law’s California Asylum Representation Clinic, and Workers’ Disability Rights Clinic.  She was also the co-editor-in-chief of the Berkeley Business Law Journal. 

Before pursuing her law degree, Ms. Pan worked as a paralegal for a national personal injury and medical malpractice law firm in New York, and as deputy campaign manager for Gus Christensen for New York State Assembly.

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  • Education

    • JD, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2019

      Editor-in-Chief, Berkeley Business Law Journal
    • BA, Influence of Lobbyists, Politics, and Media on Consumer Behavior, minor in Anthropology, New York University, 2015

      NYU Founder’s Award, NYU Gallatin Dean’s List, NYU London Community Service Award

      Director of Events, Hall Council Executive Board, Internal Events Director, NYU London Executive Board, Activities Director, Gallatin Student Council, Director of Fundraising, Alpha Sigma Tau

  • Admissions

    • New York

  • Languages

    • Mandarin



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