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Andre Gurayah


Washington, D.C.

Andre Gurayah
Andre Gurayah


Washington, D.C.

Andre represents multinational corporations and individuals in anti-corruption enforcement actions brought by the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, and the UK's Serious Fraud Office.

Andre has also conducted internal investigations related to potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for companies across the medical device, technology, defense, aerospace, and oil and gas industries, and he has experience representing clients before the Office of Foreign Assets Control and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as well.

Prior to joining Allen & Overy, Andre was an Associate in the White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance Group of another international law firm. While attending law school, Andre interned for the SEC's Trial Unit and DOJ's Criminal Fraud Section. Andre also served as a Student Attorney for Georgetown Law's Juvenile Justice Clinic, which involved the representation of juveniles charged with felonies in D.C. Superior Court.

Noteworthy experience also includes advising:

  • A large international engineering and construction company being investigated for FCPA and UK Bribery Act violations by the DOJ, SEC and SFO.
  • The owner of an oil consultancy and investment firm being investigated for FCPA and money laundering violations by the DOJ.
  • Multiple employees of an international aerospace corporation in a large multinational anti-corruption and ITAR investigation.


Washington, D.C.

1101 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.

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Admitted: U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 2018

Admitted: Bar of the District of Columbia, 2017

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2017


J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2016

B.A., Economics and Government, Cornell University, 2013


Pro-bono experience

  • Represented an individual in a housing discrimination matter before the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

Published work

  • Co-author, “Eliminating The Accredited Investor Concept Is Problematic,” Law360, March 8, 2017