Audrey Harris, former chief compliance officer for global resources company BHP, has rejoined law firm Mayer Brown in Washington D.C. as a partner and co-leader of its global Anti-Corruption and FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) practice.
While at BHP, which she joined in 2015, Harris led a global ethics and compliance function providing expertise in anti-corruption, trade sanctions, export controls, competition, ethics and investigations, state and commercial secrets, and market conduct compliance, with a team of professionals and attorneys across four continents. A veteran FCPA and white-collar practitioner, Harris has over a decade of experience handling multiyear, multinational investigations, with a comprehensive investigations, counseling, and defense capability.
Previously, Harris was a partner at Mayer Brown, where she conducted investigations, counseled corporations and individuals in a variety of enforcement matters, and regularly appeared before enforcement authorities. Her areas of experience include U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement actions, false claim/statements, FCPA, and other fraud investigations, as well as anti-terrorism and money laundering defense. Before joining Mayer Brown, Harris was a partner at another leading global law firm.