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Rommy Flores

Senior Associate

Flores, Rommy

Rommy Flores is a Litigation/Controversy associate whose practice focuses on internal corporate and government investigations with an emphasis on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), anti-corruption, and internal controls and compliance issues. She has wide-ranging experience in conducting internal investigations on behalf of major corporations facing government enforcement actions. Ms. Flores has represented clients from various industries in matters before the US Department of Justice, the US Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Reserve Bank.

Ms. Flores also maintains an active pro bono practice with a focus on criminal defense, immigration and civil rights.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Flores was a law clerk in the Health and Immigration Units of the East Bay Community Law Center. While there, she provided direct services to low-income clients appealing denial of public benefits and represented clients at hearings before the Social Security Administration. She also represented clients applying for U-Visas pursuant to the Violence Against Women Act and advocated for the reasonable accommodation of disabled students in East Bay public schools and after-school programs.

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January 12, 2018

US and Mexican Anti-Corruption Enforcement in an Era of Uncertainty: Risks and Opportunity

In this article featured in the ABA's Mexico Update newsletter, WilmerHale's John Walsh, Rommy Flores and Sonia Fleury explore US and Mexican anti-corruption enforcement in an era of uncertainty.

February 7, 2017

Global Anti-Bribery Year-in-Review: 2016 Developments and Predictions for 2017

The past year was consequential for FCPA enforcement in numerous respects, including blockbuster penalties, new policy initiatives, and the SEC's first DPA with an individual for FCPA violations.

February 2, 2016

Global Anti-Bribery Year-in-Review: 2015 Developments and Predictions for 2016

Among other significant developments, 2015 saw the U.S. Department of Justice (the “DOJ” or the “Department”) document a policy priority of holding individuals accountable for corporate wrongdoing. This policy was laid out in the “Yates Memorandum”—announced by Deputy Assistant Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates—and related changes the DOJ made to the U.S. Attorney’s Manual.

January 27, 2015

Global Anti-Bribery Year-in-Review: 2014 Developments and Predictions for 2015

The year 2014 witnessed several notable developments in the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. In Global Anti-Bribery Year-in-Review: 2014 Developments and Predictions for 2015, WilmerHale attorneys discuss notable trends and developments in 2014, and look ahead to possible trends in 2015.

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Education

JD, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2014, American Jurisprudence Award, Contracts

Certificate of Specialization, Business Law, Berkeley Center for Law, Business & the Economy, 2014

BA, Political Science, cum laude, Hunter College, 2010

Bar Admissions

California

Languages

Spanish

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