Amy G. Rudnick

Amy G. Rudnick, a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, joined the firm in 1995. Ms. Rudnick co-chairs the firm's Financial Institutions Practice Group and is a member of the White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice Group.

Ms. Rudnick represents financial institutions in connection with criminal, civil, and regulatory enforcement actions and in responding to regulatory examinations involving compliance with anti-money laundering (“AML”) laws and regulations, including the Bank Secrecy Act, as amended by the USA PATRIOT Act (“BSA”), and the economic sanctions programs administered and enforced by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control. Ms. Rudnick also assists financial institution holding companies, domestic and multinational banks, securities broker-dealers, investment companies, insurance companies, finance companies, money services businesses, casinos, other financial services businesses, and multinational corporations in developing, enhancing and implementing risk-based AML compliance programs, customer due diligence and enhanced due diligence policies and procedures, and procedures for identifying and reporting suspicious activity. For ten years, Ms. Rudnick was a member of the Treasury Department's Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Rudnick was the Director of the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Financial Enforcement, the predecessor to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. While at the Treasury Department, Ms. Rudnick was responsible for proposing BSA and AML legislation, issuing BSA regulations and interpretations, investigating and assessing civil money penalties, and coordinating BSA compliance with the Treasury Department and other bank supervisory agencies, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Internal Revenue Service, and the federal law enforcement authorities with BSA/AML authority. Her international efforts included participation in the G-7 Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering and the negotiation of law enforcement cooperation agreements with foreign governments.

Previously, Ms. Rudnick was a Trial Attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, Narcotic and Dangerous Drug Section, where she investigated and prosecuted drug trafficking and money laundering cases, and a law clerk to the Honorable Ellen Bree Burns, United States District Court Judge, District of Connecticut.

Ms. Rudnick has been ranked nationally as a leading lawyer for Financial Services Regulation in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for five consecutive years (2010-2014).

Ms. Rudnick received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University, and she graduated with honors from the George Washington University Law School.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Financial Institutions, 2) Securities Enforcement and 3) White Collar Defense and Investigations
Law School The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1980
Education Stanford University, B.A., 1976
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Connecticut State Bar Association
Most recent firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
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