Latham recognized as European Finance Team of the Year.
Eric Volkman co-leads Latham’s Economic Sanctions & Export Controls Practice. He advises clients in internal corporate investigations and white collar criminal matters, with a focus on trade and economic sanctions and anti-money laundering.
Mr. Volkman represents clients facing government investigations into alleged violations of:
- Export controls and trade sanctions
- Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
- The Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering (AML) laws
- Other regulatory regimes in the government contracting, energy, and financial services sectors
He provides clients effective and pragmatic advocacy drawn from nearly two decades of experience advocating before the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the US Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), the US State Department, and various congressional committees.
Complementing his government-facing investigations practice, Mr. Volkman regularly counsels financial institutions, institutional investors, and fintech companies on these issues in the context of cross-border M&A and capital markets transactions.
Given his advocacy work, he excels at advising US and global clients on the design and implementation of sanctions, anti-corruption, and AML compliance programs.
Mr. Volkman regularly writes and speaks on sanctions and AML topics.
Prior to joining Latham, he clerked for Judge David F. Hamilton in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.