Ryan Rohlfsen

Partner
Ropes & Gray

RYAN ROHLFSEN is a partner of Ropes & Gray in the government enforcement group. Ryan has extensive international legal experience as a federal white collar criminal prosecutor and a complex corporate litigation specialist. He has led investigations around the world related to criminal and civil anti-corruption concerns, securities law issues, and other serious matters in addition to litigation both criminal and civil matters through trial.  Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Ryan served as a Senior Trial Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, Fraud Section. Based in Washington, D.C. and Chicago, Ryan was part of a small group of federal prosecutors responsible for global enforcement of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). In that role, he successfully led numerous investigations into alleged criminal violations of the FCPA by major corporations and individuals and worked extensively with foreign and domestic law enforcement, as well as civil regulators including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Also while at the DOJ, he prosecuted cases involving investment fraud, bank fraud, domestic bribery, and other complex white-collar crimes. Before the DOJ, Ryan worked as a litigation attorney at a large international law firm in their Chicago and European offices, advising clients on civil, criminal, and regulatory matters in numerous countries.