Stephanie Silk Cunha

Associate, Miami

Biography

Overview

Stephanie Silk Cunha is a Senior Associate in the Firm’s Global White Collar Group, focusing on government and internal investigations, corporate compliance, and white collar criminal defense.  Stephanie has represented national and multinational companies operating in the U.S., Europe, and Latin America in matters involving bribery and corruption under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, accounting fraud, healthcare fraud, and anti-money-laundering compliance.  Her work includes representing companies and corporate officers in criminal and civil investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and other enforcement authorities.  Stephanie has also represented clients in complex civil disputes at both the trial and appellate levels.

Before joining the Firm, Stephanie served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robin S. Rosenbaum at both the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Bars and Courts
Florida State Bar
US District Court for the Southern District of Florida
US District Court for the Northern District of Florida
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Education
JD
University of Miami School of Law
BA
Duke University
Languages
English
Spanish
French

Experience

Clerkships

Honorable Robin S. Rosenbaum, both in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Experience

Representation of a major multinational company in connection with FCPA investigations in various countries in Central and Eastern Europe.

Representation of a large multinational company in an internal investigation related to potential violations of U.S. economic sanctions in Russia, which included preparation of reports and presentations to the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control and Bureau of Industry and Security

Representation of a Brazilian multinational company and its U.S. subsidiary in an internal investigation related to alleged bribery of Brazilian government officials.

Representation of a Brazilian subsidiary of a company traded on a U.S. Stock Exchange in an accounting fraud investigation.

Representation of the CEO of a national compounding pharmacy in connection with a criminal investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice and related civil enforcement action under the False Claims Act pertaining to the federal Anti-Kickback statute. 

Representation of the CEO of a precious-metal importer in connection with a federal criminal money-laundering investigation.