Sara A. Maldonado

Senior Associate

Sara Maldonado represents clients in a broad range of litigation matters, including government and internal corporate investigations, and other criminal and enforcement matters.

Ms. Maldonado 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 and other authorities. She has experience in matters related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), money laundering, wire fraud and allegations concerning discrimination. She also assists a DOJ-appointed monitor in a matter related to the FCPA.

Ms. Maldonado brings experience in the Criminal Division for the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where she interned during law school.

Before pursuing her law degree, Ms. Maldonado spent three years as a paralegal in the Fraud Section of the DOJ’s Criminal Division. In that role, she worked on FCPA investigations and related criminal proceedings.


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  • Education

    • JD, New York University School of Law, 2018

      Managing Editor, New York University Review of Law & Social Change
    • BA, Public Health, Davidson College, 2012

      cum laude Missy and John Kuykendall Scholar
  • Admissions

    • New York

  • Languages

    • Spanish



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