Alison Tanchyk handles government and internal investigations, complex civil litigation, and compliance and regulatory matters, with an emphasis on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), False Claims Act (FCA), fraud, and antitrust matters. Companies and individuals rely on Alison to defend against investigations involving allegations of corruption, anticompetitive conduct, and healthcare, tax, and securities fraud, and other business frauds. Corporate leaders and boards also seek Alison’s counsel on matters related to developing, implementing, evaluating, and auditing internal compliance and ethics programs.
Corporate leaders and Boards from all industries, including life sciences, technology, retail, and manufacturing rely on Alison’s advice on the development, implementation, evaluation, and auditing of global compliance programs.
She represented General Cable Corporation in connection with an FCPA investigation of General Cable’s business operations in Angola, Portugal, China, Egypt, and Thailand, resulting in a non-prosecution agreement and no compliance monitor. She also represented Olympus Corporation of the Americas in connection with an FCPA investigation of Olympus’s sales and marketing practices in Latin America resulting in a deferred prosecution agreement.
Ranked for white collar crime and government investigations, Chambers USA noted that Alison has been described by peers as being "one of the hardest-working people," as well as "counseling clients effectively in a very logical way."
Since 2014, she has repeatedly been named by Latinvex as one of Latin America’s top Female Lawyers and was most recently named in 2021.
Alison is also the co-leader of the Florida Chapter of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association.
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Recognized, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Miami, The Best Lawyers in America (2023)
Ranked, FCPA, USA, Chambers Global (2022)
Ranked, FCPA, USA - Nationwide, Chambers USA (2021, 2022)
Ranked, White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations Litigation, Florida, Chambers USA (2020–2022)
Recommended, Dispute resolution: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense, The Legal 500 US (2016, 2018, 2020–2022)
Recognized, Latin America’s Top 100 Female Lawyers, Latinvex (2016, 2018, 2020, 2021)
Recognized, 40 & Under Hot List, Benchmark Litigation (2016, 2018, 2020)
Recognized, Anti-Corruption Investigations and Compliance, Latin Lawyer 250 (2019, 2020)
Recognized, Client Service All-Stars, BTI Consulting (2019)
Top Litigator Under 40, Future Star, Benchmark Litigation (2017)
Rising Star, Daily Business Review (2015)
Recognized, Latin America's Top 50 Female Lawyers, Latinvex (2014)
Recognized, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers (2013–2016)
Recognized, Lawyers on the Fast Track, The Legal Intelligencer (2012)
Rising Star, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers (2005–2012)