Asha Muldro (Programming Director) is a senior managing director and co-leader of the Los Angeles office of Guidepost Solutions, Asha Muldro directs an array of compliance, monitoring, and investigative matters for corporations and individuals. In addition, as a deputy general counsel, Ms. Muldro assists with legal and compliance matters for the firm’s worldwide offices. A seasoned former federal prosecutor, Ms. Muldro brings more than 25 years of experience combined with personalized service and unwavering dedication to every client.
Ms. Muldro leads the Guidepost Solutions team assisting the University of Michigan with implementing recommended remediation efforts in the aftermath of sexual misconduct findings against a former Provost. She and the team are working collaboratively with the University’s stakeholders to create a more dynamic program and to promote a culture of safety and inclusion. She is also currently leading the resident engagement compliance assessment for the federal monitorship of the New York City Housing Authority. Ms. Muldro recently led the compliance program assessment for the federal monitorship of General Motors.
Ms. Muldro leads compliance and investigative matters for a range of sectors. She lectures on compliance, sexual harassment, race discrimination, data privacy, CCPA and GDPR regulations, international supply chain, export controls, cybersecurity, and investigative techniques. Ms. Muldro is also a founding member and leader on the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Columbia Law School Association.
Ms. Muldro served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Central District of California for seven years. As a prosecutor, she directed federal law enforcement agencies in more than 145 criminal investigations, presented numerous cases to the grand jury, served as lead trial counsel on multiple bench and jury trials, and briefed and argued several appeals before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Muldro also assisted in the exchange of information with foreign countries and prosecuted cases involving government fraud, public corruption, bank fraud, money laundering, violent and organized crime, human trafficking, sex crimes, immigration crimes, domestic security, and cybersecurity.
Previously, Ms. Muldro was a partner at an elite litigation boutique, Willenken LLP where she led white collar investigations and complex civil litigation cases. Her clients included Microsoft, GoPro, KeyBank, Staples, and Southern California Gas & Electric.
Prior to joining the U.S. Department of Justice, Ms. Muldro spent five years practicing law at Latham & Watkins LLP in its White-Collar Defense and Investigations group. As the senior associate on a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters and internal investigations, she represented Tenet Healthcare and other Fortune 500 companies. She also represented corporate officers and directors against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice. Ms. Muldro also worked for the U.S. House of Representatives and J.P. Morgan Chase. She clerked for U.S. District Judge Robert P. Patterson, Jr. in the Southern District of New York. Ms. Muldro is a graduate of Columbia Law School and earned her B.A. at Yale University.