GIR Names Steptoe One of the Top 30 Investigations Firms for Third Year

(October 27, 2017, Washington, DC) — For the third year in a row, Global Investigations Review has named Steptoe to its GIR 30, an independent guide to the world’s best firms for international investigations. The top 30 law firms were unveiled during an awards ceremony held in Washington on October 26. In addition, Steptoe partner Lucinda Low recived GIR’s Outstanding Career Award.

The GIR 30, which was launched in 2015, is part of the GIR 100, an annual guide to the world’s leading cross-border investigations practices. Based on extensive research, GIR editors have selected 100 firms from around the world able to handle sophisticated cross-border government-led and internal investigations.

Through decades of experience, Steptoe has earned a national reputation as a go-to firm for boards, audit committees, special committees, companies, and other institutions in need of outside counsel to handle government investigations, sensitive internal investigations, and compliance reviews. The firm’s team includes former officials from a wide range of US law enforcement and regulatory agencies, including the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, FBI, Department of Homeland Security, Treasury Department, IRS, Federal Trade Commission, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and the New York County District Attorney’s Office, as well as the UK’s Serious Fraud Office.

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