Partner White & Case LLP
Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Sung-Hee Suh was appointed in September 2014 to serve as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General overseeing the Fraud, Appellate and Capital Case Sections in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Her responsibilities include supervising approximately 140 attorneys and 100 support staff in investigations and prosecutions of nationally and internationally significant criminal cases, including cases involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”), securities and commodities fraud, health care fraud, government program fraud, and terrorism; formulating and implementing federal enforcement policies on white-collar crime; and coordinating interagency, multi-district and international law enforcement efforts. Ms. Suh re-joined the Justice Department following 15 years at the law firm of Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, where she was a partner in the Litigation Group and handled numerous securities and commodities fraud, public corruption, Bank Secrecy Act, anti-money laundering and economic sanctions matters. Ms. Suh also chaired the firm’s Diversity Committee for four years. Prior to joining Schulte Roth, she served in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York from 1994 to 1999, including as Deputy Chief of the Organized Crime and Racketeering Section. While at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Ms. Suh prosecuted a wide range of crimes, including murder, drug trafficking, extortion, money laundering, and fraud. A recipient of the New York City Bar Association’s Stimson Medal for Outstanding Contributions to the Office of the United States Attorney and the Women of Power and Influence Award from the National Organization for Women, Ms. Suh was also recognized in Benchmark Litigation’s inaugural edition of the Top 250 Women in Litigation.