Claire Rajan

Claire Rajan

Allen & Overy LLP, Partner

Washington, District of Columbia

Claire’s cross-border practice includes representing multinational corporate clients in investigations. Her primary focus is on anti-corruption laws, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and political laws, which regulate how companies engage with government entities. Claire’s experience includes cross-border litigation, federal and state government investigations, internal investigations, transactional due diligence, and compliance risk assessments. Claire represents clients across various sectors, including technology, media, oil & gas, mining, renewables, engineering, financial services (banks, private equity, and asset managers), and consumer goods. Claire’s investigations practice includes government-facing and internal investigations relating to corruption, fraud, sanctions, and anti-competitive behavior. She also represents clients in World Bank investigations. Claire has extensive experience evaluating and enhancing corporate compliance programs, including advising clients during and after FCPA investigations to remediate and comply with self-reporting obligations regarding development of the compliance program. She also has in-house experience from multiple secondments to major global financial services providers. Claire leads A&O’s Political Law Group, which advises multinational corporations and financial institutions on federal, state, and local regulations on campaign finance, pay-to-play, electoral engagement, lobbying, ethics, conflicts of interest, and gifts to public officials. Claire has been recognized by Chambers USA from 2017 through 2021, noting that Claire “is deeply experienced in political law enforcement and litigation.” According to Chambers, “clients praise her ‘incredible judgment,’” explaining “she is very fast to . . . zero-in on the most important aspects of a legal issue. She has a very sensible approach towards finding practical solutions.” Prior to joining Allen & Overy, Claire worked as a litigation attorney for the Federal Election Commission (FEC) and served as counsel to Commissioner Ellen L. Weintraub. Her FEC litigation experience includes matters at the United States Supreme Court, as well as various federal circuit and district courts throughout the United States.

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