Kara Roseen’s practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, complex government enforcement actions, regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings, internal corporate reviews and transaction diligence. Ms. Roseen represents corporations and financial institutions and their officers, directors, audit committees and employees in connection with a wide variety of investigations conducted by federal law enforcement agencies, and in litigation that arises in connection with those investigations. She has defended actions arising under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and U.S. economic sanctions and embargo laws, as well as actions based upon federal mail and wire fraud statutes, financial institutions fraud and federal securities fraud.

Ms. Roseen has assisted clients in investigations, inquiries and enforcement matters by, among others, the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, the Federal Reserve, the Federal Trade Commission, and state prosecutors and enforcement agencies. She has advised clients in compliance matters involving numerous other federal agencies and entities.

She has experience conducting multijurisdictional investigations and compliance reviews, including matters in, among other countries, Argentina, Austria, China, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Mexico, Romania, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey and Turkmenistan. During 2014-15, Ms. Roseen was based in the firm’s London office, where she worked on several high-profile multijurisdictional investigations.



  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2009
  • B.A., Smith College, 2002 (cum laude)


  • New York
  • District of Columbia

Kara Roseen

Associate, Litigation; Government Enforcement and White Collar Crime