Roxana Mondragón-Motta is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins. Ms. Mondragón-Motta focuses her practice primarily on white collar defense and government and internal investigations.
Ms. Mondragón-Motta practices in the areas of white collar criminal defense, government and internal corporate investigations, and trade and economic sanctions. Ms. Mondragón-Motta has represented clients facing government investigations into alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), trade sanctions, and the federal securities laws (including insider trading). On behalf of international corporate clients, she has assisted in responding to government subpoenas and civil investigative demands and represented clients in investigations conducted by the US Department of Justice, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, and the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
In addition, Ms. Mondragón-Motta has experience conducting due diligence in connection with cross-border M&A and capital markets transactions from both an anti-corruption and international trade compliance perspective.
Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Mondragón-Motta was an associate at another law firm in Washington, D.C. where she advised clients on enforcement and compliance matters involving the FCPA, export control laws and regulations including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and a number of other regulatory regimes.
Ms. Mondragón-Motta also maintains an active pro bono practice in the area of immigration. She has successfully obtained asylum and special immigrant juvenile status for various clients.
Ms. Mondragón-Motta earned her JD from Columbia University School of Law, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and served as managing editor of the Journal of Law and Social Problems.