A. Katherine Toomey

Kate Toomey’s practice focuses on the litigation and favorable resolution of complex transnational disputes. Ms. Toomey is an expert in cases involving sophisticated financial products (including collateralized debt obligations, swaps, non-deliverable forward currency contracts, and repurchase agreements), banking standards and duties, and a wide variety of financial frauds. Ms. Toomey also practices in the area of international insolvency and has provided U.S. representation to liquidators of international financial institutions and multinational corporations in multinational fraud, RICO and money-laundering cases and in connection with the collection of U.S. assets, the pursuit and defense of U.S. litigation and the obtaining of U.S. discovery under Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

In addition to her international work, Ms. Toomey is an expert in anti-money laundering/anti-terrorist financing compliance, including federal and state licensing requirements, OFAC regulations, and application of the USA PATRIOT Act.

Ms. Toomey speaks regularly on diverse issues including U.S. compliance, developments in U.S. litigation and procedures, dispute resolution in the Middle East, and international discovery pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §1782 and the Hague Evidence. She also advises remittance companies in the establishment and maintenance of banking relationships.

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Areas of Practice 1) Complex Financial Disputes, 2) International Asset Tracing and Investigation, 3) International Disputes, 4) International Insolvency, 5) Investigations and White Collar Defense and 6) Litigation
Law School Yale Law School
Education Washington University in St. Louis
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia
Most recent firm Lewis Baach PLLC
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