Amelia Hairston-Porter's practice focuses on internal and government investigations, international corporate compliance, and white collar defense, primarily involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Ms. Hairston-Porter advises multinational companies with respect to complex DOJ and SEC enforcement actions, frequently stemming from cross border investigations in a variety of industries. This has included managing large-scale e-discovery and production processes, conducting witness interviews and making presentations to U.S. enforcement agencies.
Prior to joining Miller & Chevalier, Ms. Hairston-Porter interned at the North Carolina Attorney General’s Office in the Medicaid Fraud Investigation Unit. Most recently, she worked as the LL.M. coordinator at Duke Law School, helping design and launch a new graduate level law program in Law and Entrepreneurship.
While at Duke University School of Law, Ms. Hairston-Porter was the Editor in Chief of the Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy. She was also a student attorney in the Community Enterprise Clinic, where she worked with non-profit organizations and start-up businesses.
- Intern, North Carolina Attorney General’s Office, Medicaid Fraud Investigation Unit, 2007
Professional and Community Involvement
- Member, Committee on White Collar Crime, American Bar Association
- District of Columbia
- North Carolina
- J.D., Duke University School of Law, 2009
- B.A., Duke University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2005