Steptoe Snags Ex-IDB Investigations Chief With FCPA Chops

Law360, Los Angeles (May 15, 2012, 3:37 PM EDT) -- Steptoe & Johnson LLP has snagged a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act pro and former chief of the Inter-American Development Bank's Office of Institutional Integrity, to expand its international regulation and compliance and commercial litigation practices and Latin American presence, the firm said Tuesday.

Brigida Benitez, who will work as a partner out of Steptoe's Washington office, brings with her nearly 20 years of experience in complex litigation, anti-corruption and investigations. Her practice focuses on international litigation, internal investigations and arbitration, and brings particular emphasis on matters...
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