McDermott Will & Emery
Roy K. McDonald focuses his practice on corporate compliance and investigations, including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) matters, and business and securities litigation.
Roy guides the development and execution of corporate compliance programs, serving as the primary advisor to a number of Fortune 500 and other prominent global companies on compliance. He conducts internal investigations for public and private companies, their boards of directors and board committees. He represents companies and individuals in criminal and regulatory investigations, including those by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), class actions, derivative suits and a broad array of complex business disputes.
Roy brings a practical understanding of all aspects of anti-corruption/FCPA compliance, from proactive measures, to internal and government investigations to remediation. He has extensive experience handling issues involving potential violations of securities and antitrust laws, alleged accounting and financial fraud, qui tam/False Claims Act cases, insider trading, business torts and commercial/contractual disputes. He regularly advises companies and corporate boards on whistleblower claims, internal audit findings and other sensitive matters.
Roy has a substantial background representing clients, ranging from large publicly traded corporations to early-stage enterprises, in the fields of technology (including hardware, software, IT services, internet and social media), life sciences (pharmaceutical and medical device), consumer products, financial services and energy. He has led significant matters for multinational companies concerning their business operations in the US, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East.