Patricia Amselem focuses on the areas of white collar criminal defense and internal corporate investigations.

Ms. Amselem advises corporate clients and individuals on a range of criminal and civil litigation matters and investigations by various US government entities. Ms. Amselem has experience conducting internal investigations in Spanish and French.

Ms. Amselem also conducts due diligence and advises clients in connection with cross-border M&A transactions from an anti-corruption compliance perspective. She also assists clients in designing and implementing anti-corruption compliance programs.

Ms. Amselem maintains an active pro bono practice handling immigration-related matters, including asylum applications, and helping individuals seal or expunge their criminal records.

Ms. Amselem's experience includes representing:

  • A global entertainment company in an internal investigation in Latin America
  • A global financial institution in internal investigations in Latin America
  • A pharmaceutical company in response to an SEC investigation
  • A US public corporation in response to several government subpoenas
  • An individual in a criminal prosecution

Bar Qualification

  • Massachusetts


  • JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2019
  • LLM, The University of Hong Kong, 2019
  • BA, Brandeis University, 2014
    magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French