Sharie A. Brown

Partner, Troutman Pepper

Corporate officers, directors and audit committees trust SHARIE A. BROWN to help them constructively resolve their internal and government investigations and regulatory matters regarding the FCPA, OFAC sanctions, anti-money laundering and trade controls involving the DOJ, SEC, and U.S. Commerce and Treasury Departments.

Sharie is a recognised leader in ethics, compliance, risk assessments, and investigations involving financial fraud, corruption, civil forfeiture actions, trade and export controls, and OFAC sanctions. Sharie is regarded as a trusted advisor and skilled investigator in financial fraud matters, FCPA anti-bribery and whistleblower investigations, M & A compliance due diligence, risk assessments, and compliance program training, as well as OFAC sanctions, U.S. anti-boycott law, and anti-money laundering requirements. Her projects have taken her around the world.

Sharie chaired the white collar defense and corporate compliance practice groups at two large international law firms. Previously, she was Mobil Oil Corporation’s ethics and compliance officer. Sharie also served as a federal prosecutor in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where she handled tax, bank fraud and securities fraud cases, and was commended by the FBI Director.

Sharie’s leadership and frequent media contributions regarding financial fraud and corruption make her an international thought leader in the field. Although based in Washington, DC, she speaks on FCPA, anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, compliance, OFAC sanctions and trade controls on international panels. She is co-chair of the DC Bar’s 2020 Community of the Year, the International Law Community.


  • Anti-Bribery & Corruption
    Businesses face significant penalties for noncompliance with the various anti-bribery laws. Significant commercial implications such as reputational damage and potential civil action from shareholders can also result. The US Anti-Bribery and Corruption module outlines your organisation’s obligations and helps you reduce your regulatory risk.