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Nossaman LLP

Edward J. Fishman


T 202.887.1410
F 202.466.3215
1666 K Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20006
Ethics & Compliance

Mr. Fishman regularly advises clients in various industries in connection with ethics and compliance matters, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), economic sanctions, healthcare fraud and abuse standards, and other laws that apply to business activities within and outside the U.S.  He has conducted global internal investigations relating to the FCPA, fraud and abuse, and financial accounting irregularities in every major continent.  He also assists clients with developing and enhancing their codes of business ethics and related compliance policies and procedures, providing training on ethics and compliance matters, and handling regulatory enforcement investigations and proceedings arising from potential breaches of applicable laws and regulations.  His recent experience includes the following matters:

Representative Work

  • Anti-Corruption Investigations.  Conducting investigations related to the FCPA, UK Bribery Act and related laws for companies in the pharmaceutical, chemical, energy, logistics and related industries.
  • Healthcare Compliance.  Advising life sciences companies on global compliance with evolving standards relating to interaction with health care professionals, patients, payers, and other individuals and entities within the global health care system.
  • Global Compliance Counsel.  Serving as acting Chief Compliance Officer for multinational company with over 80,000 employees and operations in over 100 countries around the world.
  • Ethics and Compliance Training.  Developing and providing training on various ethics and compliance matters to Directors, senior management, employees and third party agents in every major continent.
Edward J.  Fishman
Edward J.  Fishman



J.D., George Washington University Law School, 1996, with highest honors

M.A., George Washington University, 1996, Elliot School of International Affairs

B.A., Duke University, 1991, cum laude


District of Columbia


U.S. Court of Appeals, DC Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit

U.S. District Court, District of Columbia

U.S. District Court, District of Maryland

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association, International Law Section

Association of Transportation Law Professionals

Strafford Publications, International Law Advisory Board

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