Clinton T. Lipscomb is an associate in the firm’s Washington office and a member of the firm’s Anti-Corruption & Internal Investigations practice group. He serves in both investigative and compliance advisory roles with a focus on matters implicating international and foreign bribery concerns, including in the context of regulatory inquiries by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), U.K. Serious Fraud Office (SFO), and French Agence Française Anti-Corruption (AFA). In addition to assisting companies with conducting global anti-corruption investigations, risk assessments, and compliance analyses in connection with asset acquisitions, Clinton works with clients to strengthen internal policies and procedures and to analyze and manage third-party relationships from a compliance perspective. He has advised on anti-corruption issues related to the U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Clinton also has experience in general corporate compliance and securities regulation matters, as well as product liability litigation.
While Clinton’s practice focuses on the aerospace and oil and gas (O&G) sectors, he has served clients across a range of industries, including luxury goods, software, and media production.
2018 Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll, sponsored by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia
For supermajor O&G company, conducted pre- and post-acquisition anti-corruption due diligence concerning multi-billion-dollar asset acquisitions
For supermajor O&G company, performed compliance assessments of subsidiary entities headquartered in areas including Russia and Papua New Guinea
For national O&G company, advised on issues regarding Form 8-K disclosure to SEC
For major multinational luxury goods company, developed standardized anti-bribery and other compliance clauses for use in contracts with numerous types of third parties, including suppliers, subcontractors, distributors, sales agents, commercial resellers, and joint venture partners
Assisted major multinational aerospace company in connection with assessment of corruption risk in global operations and procedures
Developed anti-corruption training for third-party agents of small media production company
Assisted major multinational aerospace company in due diligence review of internal practices and third-party relationships for risk factors pertaining to the FCPA and other international anti-corruption laws, including review of third parties active on six continents
Assisted consortium of lenders in connection with anti-corruption provisions of loan documents
Assisted major U.S. product manufacturer with defense against claims of negligence, design defect, failure to warn, fraud, misrepresentation, and conspiracy
Served on Drafting Committee for Hughes Hubbard’s annual FCPA Alert in 2017 and 2018
Provided pro bono assistance in a variety of areas, including predatory lending, voters’ rights, Special Immigrant Juveniles Status applications, New York housing law, and uncontested divorce proceedings