Addison Thompson (Programming Director) has counseled clients regarding a range of issues, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Bank Secrecy Act, anti-money laundering laws, and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
Addison has developed a deep understanding of government investigations and federal prosecutions while serving as a trial attorney in the Criminal Division of the United States Department of Justice and as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Middle District of Tennessee. Addison also successfully prosecuted a number of jury trials. He uses this experience to help clients anticipate likely government actions and to develop strategies to quickly and cost effectively manage investigations.
In addition to assisting clients with complex investigations, Addison routinely advises clients on a range of compliance issues related to the FCPA and other anti-bribery laws. As part of this work, he has led risk assessments across a range of businesses, including the life sciences, manufacturing, food and beverage, natural resources, and technology sectors.