Masha Goncharova

Senior Associate

Masha Goncharova focuses her practice on government and internal corporate investigations, with a particular emphasis on matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, money laundering, wire fraud, insider trading and securities fraud. She has supported teams representing companies and individuals in civil and criminal investigations before the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Trade Commission and other domestic and foreign regulators.

Ms. Goncharova also has experience in crisis management and strategic response matters, cross-border disputes involving cultural property, and international investment and commercial arbitrations. Additionally, Ms. Goncharova maintains an active pro bono practice counseling clients on human rights and immigration issues and providing civil legal services to low-income New Yorkers.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Goncharova was a journalist at The New York Times, where she contributed reporting, research, interviews and translation to several investigations, one of which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.

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  • Education

    • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2020

      Executive Notes Editor, The Georgetown Law Journal
    • BA, Georgetown University, 2014

      summa cum laude
  • Admissions

    • New York

  • Languages

    • Russian

    • Spanish

    • French



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