- J.D.Georgetown University Law Centercum laude2008
- B.A.University of North Carolina at Chapel Hillcum laude, Phi Beta Kappa2000
Nate Lankford's practice focuses on matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), business and human rights and other areas of international corporate compliance. He has created tailored compliance programs for U.S. and international companies in several industries and advised companies on all areas of compliance program implementation. He has conducted internal investigations, compliance audits, third party due diligence and due diligence in the context of mergers and acquisitions.
He also served as the primary Associate on a monitorship team tasked by the DOJ and SEC with carrying out a three-year anti-corruption compliance review and assessment pursuant to FCPA settlement agreements. In these matters, he has worked on location in many of the world’s most challenging business environments (including countries in Central and East Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and the Americas) and has developed a solid understanding of risks faced by the oil and gas industry, health care industry, telecommunications industry and the high tech sector. He is also a founding member of Miller & Chevalier's Business & Human Rights Practice Group and has advised clients on matters of trade policy and compliance with U.S. export controls and anti-boycott regulations.
Prior to earning his law degree, he worked as a freelance photographer for media clients including the Washington Post.
While at Georgetown University Law Center, Mr. Lankford served as an Executive Editor of the Georgetown Journal of International Law. He received CALI awards for best exam in Introduction to International Law, Maritime Law and the Role of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Health Governance.
- Secretary, Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, International Bar Association
District of Columbia
Nate Lankford commented on the results of Baker McKenzie's recent compliance survey, which found that only 18 percent of companies involve compliance staff "substantively" in planning and executing
Nate Lankford and Aiysha Hussain's FCPA Blog post, "New DOJ
Washington, DC, November 20, 2017 – Miller & Chevalier today announced that the firm was named the 2017 Corporate Investigations Law Firm of the Year in the International Couns
Washington, DC, October 27, 2017 – Miller & Chevalier Chartered proudly announces that the firm was named as one of the top 30 investigations practices globally in the Glob
Nate Lankford and Marc Alain Bohn presented "Effective Strategies to Prevent Forced Labor in Supply Chains" at the American Bar Association's (ABA's) Section on International Law Fall Meeting on Oc
The last quarter of 2017 resulted in several significant developments in government investigations that impact corporate executives.
In this blog post, Nate Lankford and Aiysha Hussain discuss the Department of Justice's (DOJ's) new Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Corporate Enforcement Policy, which requires companies to pr
On March 16, 2017, the European Union (EU) Parliament passed a comprehensive conflict minerals regulation after nearly four years of stakeholder meetings and deliberations.
In this article, Nate Lankford, Richard Mojica, and Quinnie Lin*, along with Stephenson Harwood lawyers Sue Millar and Jo Jones, discuss three key differences between the conflict minerals regulati