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Suniti N. Mehta

Associate

Suniti N. Mehta

Associate
New York +1-212-558-4000+1-212-558-4000 +1-212-558-3588+1-212-558-3588
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Suniti Mehta is an associate in the Firm’s Litigation Group. Her practice focuses on complex criminal, civil, and regulatory enforcement matters and internal investigations and securities litigation. She has advised financial institutions and corporations in proceedings involving allegations of money laundering, economic sanctions, securities, and fraud violations. She has represented clients in inquiries by the Department of Justice, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and various federal and state bank regulators, including investigations of domestic and foreign banks by U.S. criminal and regulatory authorities.  She also has experience representing clients pro bono in immigration matters, including in affirmative and defensive asylum proceedings, U- and T-visa petitions, and petitions for adjustment of status.

SELECTED REPRESENTATIONS

  • Wells Fargo in resolving high-profile government probes targeting Wells Fargo's sales practices--guiding the bank through criminal, regulatory and civil investigations by multiple federal and state authorities
  • Standard Chartered Bank in 2019 deferred prosecution agreements with the DOJ and the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and regulatory settlements with the New York State Department of Financial Services, the Federal Reserve and OFAC, all related to OFAC sanctions and anti-money laundering compliance.