Temitope Yusuf has been promoted to partner in the Government Enforcement & White Collar and Labor & Employment groups in the New York office of Arent Fox. She is also a key member of Arent Fox’s Business Compliance & Integrity Monitorships team.
She is responsible for overseeing a team that is reviewing the implementation of improvements to the institution’s corporate governance, OFAC sanctions and BSA/AML compliance policies. She frequently advises clients under investigation by the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission and New York County District Attorney’s Office. An avid college basketball fan who follows the Maryland Terps, Yusuf routinely provides conducts global investigations pertaining to US law including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (FIRREA) and False Claims Act (FCA).
A volunteer and mentor to high school and college students, Yusuf is an adjunct lecturer in law at Columbia University School of Law. Her Legal Practice Workshop focuses on brief writing skills.
The recipient of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association Rising Star Award in 2016, Yusuf earned a J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2008 and a B.A. from the University of Maryland where she graduated cum laude in 2005.