Greg Esslinger

Senior Partner

Washington

Greg Esslinger is a Senior Partner in Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice in the Americas region, with an emphasis on regulatory investigations, compliance program evaluation and development, business intelligence and due diligence, as well as the utilization of litigation support and analytic technologies.

  • Americas
  • Regulatory Investigations Response
  • Internal Investigations Advisory
  • Cross Border Investigations


Greg Esslinger is a Senior Partner in Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice in the Americas region, with an emphasis on regulatory investigations, compliance program evaluation and development, business intelligence and due diligence, as well as the utilization of litigation support and analytic technologies. Greg is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with nearly 20 years’ experience addressing domestic and international issues on behalf of governments, boards, senior management and counsel. His areas of focus include global bribery and corruption, complex financial fraud, audit committee and special committee investigations, international due diligence and asset tracing. Matters in which Greg has worked span more than 40 countries across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.


Greg’s experience includes:
  • Multiple appearances on behalf of clients and alongside counsel in front of the DOJ, SEC, OIG and other US enforcement agencies.
  • Serving two years as a court-appointed independent compliance consultant pursuant to a client’s settlement agreement on FCPA allegations with the SEC
  • Engagements across a broad spectrum of sectors, including healthcare, pharmaceutical and medical devices; oil and gas; architecture, engineering and infrastructure; banking and finance; higher education; retail sales and luxury goods; hospitality and restaurants; food and beverage; government and defense contracting; and insurance.


Prior to joining Control Risks, Greg was a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting. Greg also spent five years as a Special Agent with the FBI, where he conducted international terrorism and terrorist financing investigations and worked extensively overseas with local law enforcement and regulatory agencies. A former practicing attorney, Greg holds a J.D., cum laude, from Georgia State University College of Law. He has served as the co-chair of the ABA FCPA National Institute and is a frequent lecturer and speaker at industry events on corruption, fraud, compliance and investigations.

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