One commentator noted: "She gets accolades across the board. She insists on learning everything, is incredibly intelligent, thorough, loyal to her clients and, because of her experience at the DOJ, has incredible credibility and respectability."
Chambers USA 2016
Amy Conway-Hatcher's practice focuses on corporate internal investigations, corporate compliance matters and defending corporate and individual clients in criminal and civil enforcement matters before the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission and other federal and state enforcement authorities. Ms. Conway-Hatcher's representations range from addressing discrete compliance problems to organizational compliance failures that require crisis management experience.
Ms. Conway-Hatcher has a proven track record of helping companies navigate sensitive matters to reduce the impact of compliance problems on their businesses. She regularly works with management and other advisers to assess the impact of investigative findings or compliance matters in the U.S. and abroad and to develop coordinated strategies to minimize the legal, business and reputational impact of possible transgressions. Ms. Conway-Hatcher has handled a broad range of matters across industries including cross-border investigations involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), as well as matters implicating securities, health care, antitrust, U.S. sanctions, export, money laundering, tax, environmental, and workplace health and safety laws. She also has handled sensitive whistleblower and employment matters that potentially implicate management. Ms. Conway-Hatcher advises clients, including boards of directors, audit committees and management, on matters related to compliance and international regulatory issues, due diligence in connection with corporate transactions, and the development, implementation, evaluation and auditing of effective internal compliance and ethics programs.
"Clients praise the 'strategic flair and strategic vision' she brings to her practice" and "her 'extraordinarily thorough and detailed' work in the areas of corporate governance, and investigations involving the FCPA and allegations of money laundering and sanctions violations."
Chambers USA 2015
Chambers USA ranked Ms. Conway-Hatcher in its 2014, 2015 and 2016 editions for Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations in Washington, D.C. Clients described Ms. Conway-Hatcher as a 'thoughtful, creative lawyer and persuasive advocate.' She is also recognized by The Best Lawyers in America in 2016 for her experience in White Collar matters, and Ms. Conway-Hatcher was selected by Global Investigations Review and Who's Who Legal in 2016 as among the world's leading investigations lawyers.
Ms. Conway-Hatcher's previous experience includes serving as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Columbia for more than six years. As a federal prosecutor, she served in an elite trial unit that focused on investigating and prosecuting some of the city's most difficult and high-profile crimes. Ms. Conway-Hatcher conducted many grand jury investigations, served as lead trial counsel in dozens of complex criminal trials and received numerous DOJ Special Achievement awards.