James G. Tillen is Miller & Chevalier's FCPA Practice Group Coordinator. He is responsible for coordinating over 25 firm lawyers involved in Foreign Corrupt Practice Act ("FCPA") matters, often involving complex investigations in multiple countries. He has had significant experience with every facet of an FCPA enforcement matter -- from inception to completion -- including developing work plans for internal investigations, conducting internal investigations (including in-country witness interviews and document collections and reviews), developing remediation strategies (including employee discipline, compliance program enhancements, and employee training), drafting voluntary disclosures to the U.S. government, negotiating resolutions with the U.S. government, developing strategies for collateral issues (including public relations and related litigation), selecting independent monitors, and interfacing with independent monitors on behalf of clients
Mr. Tillen has also participated in several FCPA due diligence reviews and compliance audits, drafted numerous FCPA compliance programs, developed FCPA training programs, and performed FCPA training for client operations throughout the world. He has also created anti-money laundering compliance programs, incorporating Bank Secrecy Act, PATRIOT Act, Financial Action Task Force (“FATF”), and Know-Your-Customer (“KYC”) regulations and principles, for a variety of multi-national financial and non-financial institutions. Mr. Tillen serves as Secretary of the International Bar Association's Anti-Corruption Committee.
Mr. Tillen graduated, with honors, from The George Washington University Law School where he was a member of The George Washington Law Review and a member of the Equal Justice Foundation. He graduated, magna cum laude, from the University of Connecticut.
The George Washington University Law School, 1999 J.D.
University of Connecticut, 1996 B.A.