Ryan Junck represents corporations and individuals in U.S. and multinational regulatory investigations, including those brought by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, state attorneys general, district attorneys, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, the Federal Reserve, the U.S. Congress and various international regulators, such as the Serious Fraud Office.


Mr. Junck has conducted numerous internal investigations and has substantial experience representing clients in cross-border matters, including investigations concerning insider trading, financial fraud, anti-corruption, economic sanctions laws and cyber incidents. He also has handled crisis management representations and due diligence work in the context of corporate transactions. Mr. Junck has represented clients and conducted investigations in a variety of industries and business sectors, such as financial and professional services, manufacturing, technology, media and telecommunications, asset management, private equity, construction, natural resources, and pharmaceuticals. He also has conducted reviews in more than 50 countries, with a particular focus on Europe, the Middle East, Russia/CIS and Africa.

Mr. Junck regularly advises clients, including corporations and their boards, on anti-bribery, anti-corruption and corporate governance compliance. He has led numerous reviews of corporate compliance programs and conducted related risk assessments and gap analyses, with the goal of identifying and preventing potential violations of law.

Mr. Junck is ranked as a leading lawyer in Chambers UK, in which clients describe him as “truly excellent” and praise his “deep experience in leading internal investigations and handling cross-border enforcement proceedings.” He was included in Global Investigations Review’s 2017 40 Under 40, recognizing the world’s most accomplished young practitioners in the fields of investigations and white collar crime, and also was named a Transatlantic Rising Star at the 2016 American Lawyer Transatlantic Legal Awards.

Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Junck worked for another international law firm in New York, where he represented corporations in various civil matters in federal and state courts.



  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2003 (cum laude)
  • B.A., University of Nebraska, 2000 (summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa)


  • California
  • New York


  • Law Clerk, Nebraska Supreme Court (2003-2004)

Ryan D. Junck

Partner, Government Enforcement and White Collar Crime