Laura Billings is a former Member at Miller & Chevalier, where she began practicing in 2010, in the area of white collar criminal defense, with particular emphasis on complex financial crimes. She has broad experience in internal and congressional investigations, particularly those relating to criminal tax, economic sanctions and export controls, anti-money laundering (AML) and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Beginning in the fall of 2015, Ms. Billings will begin work in the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section of the U.S. Department of Justice. Before joining Miller & Chevalier, Ms. Billings served for nine years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. Her work at that office focused on financial investigations conducted in partnership with federal and international law enforcement and regulatory entities. The cases she handled involved issues such as use of offshore bank secrecy jurisdictions to commit securities fraud, tax evasion and money laundering; violations of the Bank Secrecy Act; illegal money remittance operations; abuses of correspondent banking relationships; and prohibited use of the U.S. financial system by foreign entities.