Diversity & Inclusion
Government Enforcement and White Collar Crime
Ryan Junck is a partner in the firm’s Government Enforcement and White Collar Crime Group in Europe. Mr. Junck represents corporations and individuals in criminal and civil matters in federal and state courts. He also has significant experience representing clients in U.S. and multinational regulatory investigations, including those brought by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), state attorneys general, district attorneys, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the Federal Reserve, the U.S. Congress and various international regulators.
Mr. Junck has conducted numerous internal investigations and has substantial experience representing clients in cross-border matters, including investigations concerning insider trading, financial fraud, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and economic sanctions laws administered by OFAC. He 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, across a range of countries, including France, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the U.S., Japan, Singapore, China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Angola, Greece, India, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Israel and the United Arab Emirates.
He frequently achieves significant success in resolving government and internal inquiries, while limiting public attention, disclosures, press coverage and related disruption to businesses during sensitive investigations. As such, many of Mr. Junck’s matters are never made public.
Mr. Junck regularly advises clients, including corporations and their boards, on anti-bribery, anti-corruption and corporate governance compliance, due diligence and related training. He has led numerous reviews of corporate compliance provisions, procedures and structures and has advised on their improvements, with the goal of preventing and identifying potential violations of law.
He is ranked as a leading lawyer in Chambers UK, and is described by sources as “truly excellent” in the U.K. edition of The Legal 500. Mr. Junck 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)
Law Clerk, Nebraska Supreme Court (2003-2004)