Margot Laporte Joins Dorsey & Whitney as a Partner

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Margot Laporte has joined Dorsey & Whitney LLP as a Partner in the Government Solutions & Investigations (GSI) group in Washington, DC, the law firm announced today.

“We are thrilled that Margot is joining our GSI group and bringing her wealth of experience, further strengthening our strategic international capabilities,” said Beth Forsythe, Partner and GSI Practice Group Co-Leader for Dorsey. “Margot is another important addition to our team, along with new Dorsey GSI partners Andy Stone and Seth Goertz in Phoenix.”

Margot advises global clients on cross-border internal and regulatory investigations, white collar criminal defense, securities enforcement matters, and regulatory compliance, including with respect to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), anti-money laundering regulations, economic sanctions laws, insider trading, and accounting fraud. A French citizen, Margot speaks fluent French. Margot joins Dorsey from Miller & Chevalier.

Margot received her J.D. from Duke University School of Law and her A.B. from Dartmouth.

“I’m thrilled to join Dorsey’s robust national platform and its growing GSI practice,” said Margot Laporte. “I look forward to further developing the GSI practice to serve our clients.”

About the Government Solutions & Investigations (GSI) Group

Dorsey’s Government Solutions & Investigations Practice Group is comprised of experienced lawyers from offices around the world – including former senior federal and state prosecutors and regulators. The group helps our clients navigate complex, high-scrutiny environments so clients can stay focused on their business. Our multi-disciplinary team includes lawyers in our Government Enforcement, Government ContractsNational Security Law, and Export Controls, Economic Sanctions, and International Trade practices to offer clients our combined expertise.

About Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Clients have relied on Dorsey as a valued business partner since 1912. With locations across the United States and in Canada, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region, Dorsey provides results-oriented, grounded counsel for its clients’ legal and business needs. Dorsey represents a number of the world’s most successful companies from a wide range of industries, including banking & financial institutions; development & infrastructure; energy & natural resources; food, beverage & agribusiness; healthcare & life sciences; and technology.