Brown Rudnick LLP announced today that G.
Derek Andreson has joined the firm as a partner in the Washington,
D.C. office. He joins as a member of the firm’s White Collar Defense &
Government Investigations Practice Group.
His addition comes on the heels of white collar partner Rachel
Wolkinson, who joined the D.C. office earlier this year.
“Derek’s private practice experience combined with his background as a
federal prosecutor gives him insight on the key white collar issues our
clients are most concerned about, particularly as it relates to internal
investigations, trial and anti-corruption compliance and enforcement,”
said Stephen Best, Chair of Brown Rudnick's White Collar Defense and
Government Investigations Practice Group. “He is a valuable addition to
our practice and we’re excited to have him join the team.”
Andreson’s practice is focused on representing companies and individuals
on a wide range of white collar matters, including fraud and corruption,
Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
investigations, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance and
enforcement matters, and internal investigations for privately held and
public companies. He is also an experienced criminal and civil trial
Before joining Brown Rudnick, Andreson was a Partner and Co-Chair of
Winston & Strawn's Global Anti-Corruption & FCPA Practice Group.
Andreson also served as a Navy SEAL for six years before embarking on
his legal career.
“Derek is a widely respected white collar practitioner with deep roots
in both the Washington D.C. market and nationally,” said Jeff Jonas,
Managing Director of the firm's Restructuring & Finance Department and
Co-Hiring Partner. “He possesses the entrepreneurial spirit and
team-oriented approach to client service that is at the heart of our
collaborative culture. We are thrilled to welcome Derek to our growing
“I’ve always been impressed with the caliber of Brown Rudnick’s
litigation practice and its strong dedication to quality client
service,” said Andreson. “This is a firm that consistently punches above
its weight, and there's a lot of opportunity to take my white collar
experience with DOJ, SEC and FCPA matters and contribute to this
Andreson earned his J.D. from Williams & Mary Law School and his B.A.
from Old Dominion University.
Additional biographical information and credentials are available on his
bio page at brownrudnick.com.
About Brown Rudnick LLP
At Brown Rudnick, we combine ingenuity with experience to achieve great
outcomes for our clients. We deliver partner-driven service; we
incentivize our lawyers to collaborate in the client’s best interest;
and we put excellence before scale, focusing on practices such as
corporate restructuring and distressed situations, M&A, white collar
defense, international disputes and intellectual property, where we are
recognized leaders. We have more than 250 lawyers and government
relations professionals across the United States and Europe, with
offices in key financial centers. Beyond the United States and Europe,
we serve clients in the Middle East, North Africa, the Caribbean and
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