Masha Bresner focuses her practice on internal investigations, government enforcement actions, and other criminal and enforcement matters.    

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Bresner was the director of operations for the New York office of a leading business intelligence firm where she led international investigations in support of litigation and arbitration. In that role, she conducted complex international asset-tracing exercises, identified ties between target individuals or companies and criminal enterprises—including international money laundering schemes, drug cartels and terrorist networks—and conducted due diligence to identify red flags related to, among other things, entities prior to acquisition and potential executive hires. Ms. Bresner has conducted a wide variety of investigations related to CIS countries, offshore jurisdictions and the United States.   

Previously, Ms. Bresner was an associate for a global law firm in New York, a legal intern for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva, Switzerland, and a bail intern for the Alaska Public Defender Agency in Anchorage, Alaska. 


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  • Education

    • JD, University of Michigan Law School, 2013

      cum laude Geneva International Fellow, Contributing Editor, Michigan Journal of International Law
    • BA, Political Sciences and Middle Eastern Studies, McGill University, 2010

      Joint Honors, First Class Honors Dean’s List
  • Admissions

    • New York

  • Languages

    • French

    • Russian



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