F. Joseph Warin is chair of the 140-attorney litigation department in Gibson Dunn’s Washington, D.C., office and a member of the firm’s executive committee. Warin also serves as co-chair of the firm’s white collar defense and investigations practice group. His expertise includes white collar crime, securities enforcement and litigation, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations, False Claims Act cases, audit committee and special committee representations, compliance counseling, and complex civil litigation. He has conducted FCPA investigations relating to business in 35 countries. In connection with these investigations, he has provided advice to general counsels and senior management regarding company practices, enhancements to compliance programs, disciplinary action for company employees, and remedial measures for improving compliance. Warin routinely handled the DOJ and SEC investigations. He currently serves as FCPA counsel for the first non-U.S. compliance monitor in connection with the largest ever FCPA settlement.
He served as assistant U.S. Attorney in Washington, D.C., from 1976 to 1983. In that capacity, he was awarded a Special Achievement award by the Attorney General. As a prosecutor, he tried more than 50 jury trials. He was selected by Chambers and Partners in its 2012 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business Guide as a Leading Lawyer in the areas of Securities Regulation Enforcement, Securities Litigation, and International Trade: FCPA Experts in the nation. He also was ranked as a Leading Lawyer in the areas of Securities Litigation and White Collar Crime and Government Investigations in the District of Columbia.