Full Name
Tara K. Giunta
Job Title
Partner, Litigation Department
Company
Paul Hastings
Speaker Bio
Tara K. Giunta, a partner in the Litigation Department, is a Vice Chair of the Investigations and White Collar Defense practice, which was recently recognized by the Global Investigations Review as 2017’s “Most Impressive Investigations Practice” and one of a handful of global “elite” FCPA practice groups. Ms. Giunta also serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Diversity Council and Co-Chair of the firm’s Women’s Initiative. Ms. Giunta is Founder and Editor of the firm’s publication, Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women in the Boardroom.
Ms. Giunta has extensive experience in advising companies in sensitive industries, including life sciences/healthcare, technology, telecommunications, defense, manufacturing, and more, in:
 Conducting due diligence on potential targets for acquisition, merger, partnering or other strategic alliance to identify and quantify risks
 Structuring commercial arrangements and international projects in order to protect against compliance risks and to accommodate local legal, regulatory and licensing requirements
 Conducting internal investigations of alleged anti-corruption and anti-bribery violations, including representing clients before US enforcement authorities
 Conducting risk assessments for global enterprises and, based on the results, developing comprehensive compliance programs including tailoring compliance functions in highly regulated and politically exposed sectors and in widely dispersed enterprises
 Testing, monitoring and auditing implementation of and adherence to corporate compliance policies and procedures
 Advising clients and developing and providing training programs on compliance, particularly with regard to regulatory, anti-corruption and national security
 Advising clients and their officers and directors on compliance in a broad range of areas, including regulatory and licensing, foreign corrupt practices act, technology transfer, data protection and national security
Tara K. Giunta