Andrew Gentin is a prosecutor with the Fraud Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, where he specializes in matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and related statutes. Mr. Gentin investigates and prosecutes FCPA, securities fraud, and other complex white collar crime cases. He has conducted global FCPA investigations of companies in a wide variety of industries, including those in the the pharmaceutical, financial, telecommunications, oil and gas, manufacturing, and nuclear sectors. He works with international prosecutors, law enforcement, and regulators on corruption cases. Mr. Gentin has appeared on panels and made presentations concerning the FCPA, anti-corruption, and white collar crime issues.
Prior to joining the Fraud Section, Mr. Gentin was an attorney in the Office of International Affairs, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice. In this role, he advised prosecutors and other law enforcement personnel on international criminal law issues related to Canada, the United Kingdom, and several other countries. He liaised with foreign prosecutorial agencies regarding extradition, mutual legal assistance, and transnational criminal enterprises. Mr. Gentin received the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Administrator's Award for his contributions to Operation Raw Deal.
Before joining the Justice Department, Mr. Gentin was an associate in the white collar groups of two Washington law firms, where he represented clients charged with financial fraud, public corruption, and campaign finance violations. He also served as a law clerk to the Honorable John A. Terry on the D.C. Court of Appeals. Mr. Gentin is a graduate of Amherst College and Georgetown University Law Center.
Specialties: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), white collar criminal law, international criminal law, anti-corruption compliance, Andrew Gentin