Laurel L. Rimon

Senior Counsel

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Laurel Loomis Rimon represents clients on a broad range of anti-money laundering and fintech enforcement issues. A former General Counsel for the Office of the Inspector General at the US Department of Homeland Security, Laurel’s practice is backed by decades of high-level government experience and offers clients a seasoned investigator’s perspective.

As General Counsel  for the Office of the Inspector General, Laurel served as primary legal counsel to the Inspector General on criminal and administrative investigations, audits, inspections, and congressional relations.

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Corporate & Government Experience

  • General Counsel, Office of the Inspector General, US Department of Homeland Security
  • Assistant Deputy Enforcement Director, Office of Enforcement, US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Chief, Special Prosecutions Unit, US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California
  • Deputy Chief, Financial Investigations and Litigation Unit, Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section, US Department of Justice
  • Assistant US Attorney, Fraud and Public Corruption Section, US Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia
  • Trial Attorney, US Department of Justice Civil Division

Honors & Awards

  • Assistant Attorney General’s Award for The Safeguarding and Maintenance of Confidence in the American Marketplace
  • Assistant Attorney General’s Award for Outstanding Advocacy in Protecting Citizens from Online Crime

Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • California

* Admitted only in California; supervised by principals of the firm.

Education

  • Southwestern Law School, J.D. 
  • University of California at Berkeley, B.A.

Professional Activities

Panelist

  • “Virtual Currency Panel,” Mid-Atlantic Anti-Money Laundering Conference (forthcoming July 2018)
  • “Exploring the New Frontier of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain,” Investor Rights Committee of the DC Bar Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Community (forthcoming June 2018)
  • “Whistleblowers vs. Leakers,” Federal Bar Association: Current Issues in Government Investigations Conference (April 2018)

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