TIM TREANOR, global co-leader of the firm’s White Collar Criminal Defense and Investigations practice group, is a former federal prosecutor who represents companies and individuals in investigations, enforcement actions and prosecutions conducted by various federal and state government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). He frequently manages parallel criminal and civil proceedings and global investigations involving enforcement agencies in multiple countries. Corporate clients he represents comprise of leading companies in a variety of industries, including financial services, pharmaceuticals, insurance, oil and energy and technology. Tim also advises companies on the development of internal compliance programs and provides compliance counseling on a host of criminal issues, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), anti-money laundering (AML), sanctions, fraud detection, anti-counterfeiting and internet gambling issues.
Tim was named to Law360’s list of five “White Collar MVPs” for 2022 and is ranked by both Chambers Global for FCPA and Chambers USA for New York White Collar Crime & Government Investigations and Nationwide FCPA. The 2022 edition of Chambers Global quotes sources as stating that, Tim “stands out as an exemplar of both extraordinarily thoughtful counseling grounded in deep prosecutorial experience, and an ability to marry the compliance needs of the client with the need to run the business.” Additionally, the 2021 edition of Chambers USA notes that he is a “big thinker who is measured in his approach and dogged in his approach to helping his clients.” In 2020-2022, Tim was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in Criminal Defense: White-Collar Law. Previously, Tim was selected by Ethisphere to be among its “Attorneys Who Matter.” He is listed in the 2015–2022 editions of Who’s Who Legal: Business Crime Defence. He has been listed in Latinvex as an “FCPA and Fraud Leader” for Latin America and was recognized in the Irish Legal 100 as a leading lawyer of Irish descent. Tim has been ranked multiple times in The Legal 500 US and as a “Future Star” by Benchmark Litigation. He is also listed by Super Lawyers as a Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in New York.