Rick Schroeder is a New Orleans native who began his law practice in 1988 after returning from service as an officer in the United States Navy. Mr. Schroeder's practice focuses primarily on corporate legal compliance matters and white collar defense. He represents local, national, and international companies and their officers and employees in business and corporate compliance matters, internal investigations, and government enforcement proceedings.
Mr. Schroeder has particular experience in developing comprehensive corporate compliance programs that address the broad array of high risk areas companies face today. He has extensive experience in matters dealing with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and has designed international anti-corruption compliance programs for numerous companies. In addition, he has acted as lead counsel in dozens of internal investigations into matters involving the FCPA, fraud, embezzlement, securities violations, antitrust violations, whistleblower claims, and public corruption.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Richard Schroeder