Alumni Fireside Chat with Angela Crawford (JD ’98)

 Friday, January 29, 2021
 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
 Christine Breakey
 For NLaw Students

Alumni Fireside Chat with Angela Crawford (JD ‘ 98)

Forging Your Own Path

Join experienced compliance and investigations attorney, Angela Crawford (JD ‘ 98), co-founder of the corporate compliance and investigations boutique law firm, Crawford & Acharya pllc. Angela will discuss the many directions your career can take, challenges you may face, and strategies for forging your own path.
Hear about her professional and personal experiences, the relationships built, and the lessons learned along the way. Join us for an interactive, exciting, and candid discussion as Angela shares how she’s forged her own path to success.

Live Zoom Event
Friday, January 29, 2021 | 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. CST
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Angela Crawford (JD '98) has represented a variety of clients in matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), global ethics and compliance, and internal investigations. She has advised clients in a number of sectors, including life sciences, food and beverage, retail, technology, education, and media and entertainment.

She regularly conducts investigations for public and private entities based on allegations of compliance and regulatory violations, corruption, bribery, fraud, and employee and third-party misconduct, and advises clients on the development, implementation, and enhancement of ethics and compliance programs, policies, and training. Angela has led investigations, compliance reviews, risk assessments, and trainings in over 20 countries around the world. 

After serving as a partner for a decade at DLA Piper, one of the world’s largest law firms, Angela co-founded Crawford & Acharya. 

A former federal prosecutor, Angela is admitted to practice in Florida and Illinois. She is committed to community service and serves as a member of the ABA's International Law Section, the National Association of Black Compliance & Risk Management Professionals, Law 360's Compliance Editorial Advisory Board, Northwestern University's Law School Fund Board and Dean's Circle, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - Miami Alumnae Chapter, and First United Methodist Church of Miami's Finance Committee.  Her interests include international travel, entrepreneurship, dogs, and Muay Thai.

Alumni Fireside Chat Event Series
The Alumni Fireside Chat Event Series is designed to provide Northwestern Law students with an opportunity to hear from motivating and inspirational alumni about their law school experience and career trajectory.

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