Silvana Quintanilla

Senior Associate


Silvana Quintanilla's practice focuses on internal investigations, government enforcement actions, compliance counseling and complex litigation.  She has particular experience in matters involving the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), financial fraud, anti–money laundering, compliance and risk management, and disclosure issues. Her clients include major multinational corporations, financial institutions and technology companies. 

Ms. Quintanilla maintains an active pro bono practice. She has obtained the resentencing of a client from an indeterminate 25-year sentence to a determinate six-year sentence and has also assisted multiple victims of violent crimes who cooperated with the police with obtaining a u-visa to remain lawfully in the United States.    

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Quintanilla worked as a summer intern at a law firm in Beijing, China, assisting on corporate and arbitration matters.  Before entering law school, she served as a paralegal at a law firm in Washington DC that specialized in employee benefits law. Ms. Quintanilla also previously worked for nonprofit organizations in Beijing, China and Boston, Massachusetts.

Publications & News


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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JD, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2012, Publishing Editor, California Law Review, Article Editor, Berkeley La Raza Law Journal, Assistant Editor, Berkeley Journal of International Law

AB, Social Anthropology, cum laude, Harvard University, 2006

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