Stephanie Yonekura and Ann Kim

Stephanie Yonekura is a partner at Hogan Lovells, where she leads the global Investigations, White Collar, and Fraud practice and is a member of the firm’s Crisis Leadership Team. She uses her substantial experience as a federal prosecutor and as the chief law enforcement officer in Los Angeles to help clients understand the key issues in anti-corruption and other investigations so they can be addressed strategically and surgically. Stephanie also regularly advises clients on corporate compliance issues and policies.

Stephanie brings a unique perspective to any internal investigation. Having served as a federal prosecutor for 14 years and as the Acting U.S. Attorney in Los Angeles, she knows the hot-button issues that are considered in every stage of any government investigation.

Ann Kim is a partner at Hogan Lovells, where she draws upon a wealth of knowledge from her experience working as a federal prosecutor and SEC enforcement division senior counsel to advise clients and provide insight on how to navigate civil regulatory and criminal government probes. She represents clients from the earliest stages of an investigation through trial in anti-corruption and other complex matters. Ann leverages her legal acumen and trial experience to advise clients across various industries, including public companies, health care organizations, financial institutions and investment funds.

During her five years at the U.S. Attorney’s Office and seven years at the SEC, Ann investigated and prosecuted numerous high-profile fraudulent schemes in parallel DOJ/SEC actions, including violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, federal securities laws, fraudulent investment schemes by broker-dealers and investment advisors, health care fraud and insider trading cases that involved Fortune 500 companies.