James T. Parkinson
Buckley Sandler LLP, Washington, D.C.
JAMEST. PARKINSON, a partner at Buckley SandlerLLP. He focuses on international regulatory compliance counseling, corporateinternal investigations, and enforcement defense litigation. He representsclients on a variety of criminal and civil enforcement actions, including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), securities fraud, insidertrading, false statements, and environmental matters. Mr. Parkinson'sinternational practice includes extensive FCPA/anti-corruptionrepresentations involving compliance counseling, international investigations,and both litigated and settled enforcement matters. He has counseledcompanies in the financial services (fund management, hedge funds, insurance,investment banking, retail banking), pharmaceutical, oil and gas,petrochemical, technology, retail food service, logistics, real estate, energy,and power generation sectors. In addition to his international compliancecounseling practice, Mr. Parkinson has participated in a diverse range ofcriminal and civil enforcement defense matters, including: two criminal and onecivil environmental enforcement trials, and matters involving anti-trust,accounting irregularities, wire fraud, mail fraud, RICO, and the “material support” statutes. Mr. Parkinson writes andspeaks frequently on anti-corruption topics, including in-person presentationsin Tokyo, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Singapore, Shanghai, Seoul, London, Brussels,and Vancouver, as well as numerous U.S. cities. He has also served as avisiting lecturer on anti-corruption issues at law schools in Mexico, Chile andthe United States (Universidad Panamericana, University of Chile, and theWashington College of Law at the American University.) He is a member of theAnti-Corruption Committees of the American Bar Association (Vice-Chair, 2007-08term), the International Bar Association and the American Chamber of Commercein India, is on the Steering Group of the ABA Section of International Law's IndiaCommittee, and is an associate-at-large with the Edward Bennett WilliamsAmerican Inn of Court. Prior to joining BuckleySandler, Mr. Parkinson was apartner in the Washington, D.C. office of Mayer Brown LLP, and was an associatewith Beveridge & Diamond PC. Mr. Parkinson received his J.D. from TheAmerican University, Washington College of Law (magna cum laude), wherehe served as Senior Editor on the Administrative Law Review. He received anM.S. from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. from Gettysburg College.Mr. Parkinson is co-located between the Firm's Washington, DC and Los Angelesoffices.