Bora Rawcliffe’s practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, and corporate compliance. Ms. Rawcliffe represents and advises companies and individuals around the world in multinational criminal and regulatory investigations, including those relating to allegations of corrupt practices, violations of economic sanctions, financial and tax fraud, health care fraud and conflicts of interest. She also regularly works with global corporations to help them evaluate, design, update and monitor compliance programs, including by drafting policies and procedures, conducting training and advising on internal controls to ensure compliance with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the U.K. Bribery Act and other international anti-corruption laws. Ms. Rawcliffe has conducted internal investigations and worked with clients globally, including in the U.S., the U.K., Switzerland, France, Spain, Russia, China, the Philippines, India, Mexico and Ghana.

Before relocating to London in 2016, Ms. Rawcliffe practiced in Los Angeles, California, where she worked on various anti-corruption investigations and compliance matters in Latin America and Asia, and health care fraud matters in the U.S. In addition, she represented individuals and companies in various industries, such as defense, finance, retail, manufacturing and health care in various investigations, arbitration and litigation matters, including unlawful business practices, fraud, breach of contract, unfair competition and False Claims Act matters. She also represented clients in government contract disputes, including in the protection of intellectual property rights.

As part of her pro bono work, Ms. Rawcliffe has represented individuals in immigration matters including those seeking asylum and Special Immigrant Visas. Ms. Rawcliffe also has advised an international human rights organization on various compliance matters.



  • J.D., UCLA School Of Law, 2012 (Order of the Coif)
  • B.A., Boston University, 2006 (magna cum laude)


  • California
  • Central District of California



Bora P. Rawcliffe

Associate, Government Enforcement and White Collar Crime