Ameer Gopalani is an experienced compliance advisor and anti-fraud expert. He has a breadth of regulatory and in-house experience in internal investigations, sanctions, third party due diligence, compliance training and hotline administration.
Ameer received his JD from the University of Texas in Austin and his BA from Colombia University in New York City. International law and human rights first sparked his interest in law. He clerked at the U.N. International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in the Hague. Ameer went on to pursue his interest in international legal issues in Washington, D.C. with the law firm of Arnold & Porter, working on exports/imports, overseas investment and FCPA compliance. After his time at Arnold & Porter, Ameer served as Counsel to the Judiciary Committee at the U.S. House of Representatives, where he led investigations and drafted legislation on various corporate governance matters, including data security and privacy, government contracting fraud and global anti-corruption. Ameer has worked in-house Compliance roles for publicly traded companies across multiple jurisdictions and industries. The most recent being for a Global Fortune 500 tech company.
As a result of his experiences, Ameer appreciates that compliance is not a one-size fits all approach and must be carefully tailored to risk. Ameer is a frequent speaker on legal and compliance-related issues.