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  • Georgetown University, B.S. international politics/middle east studies (2000)
  • Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), M.A. international affairs and economics (2004)
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. (2010)


  • California
  • District of Columbia


  • Arabic (Proficient)
Dalal Hasan, Associate Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2994
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Dalal Hasan is an associate in the firm's Washington, D.C. office. She practices in the White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement and Government Contracts groups. Dalal's practice is focused on representation of corporate and individual clients in matters involving alleged criminal fraud and all phases of parallel civil and regulatory enforcement proceedings, including internal investigations, compliance counseling, suspension and debarment matters, federal grand jury investigations, mandatory disclosures to the U.S. Government, litigation and criminal proceedings. She has represented individuals and corporations in matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the Federal False Claims Act (FCA), procurement fraud, anti-money laundering (AML) laws, and making false statements.

Dalal also provides counseling on transactional issues and risks associated with foreign investment and government procurement in the Middle East, including conducting trade sanctions and anti-corruption due diligence reviews, and counseling clients on establishing, enforcing, and maintaining a variety of related compliance programs.

Representative Engagements

  • Defended MTS Systems, Inc. in connection with civil and criminal enforcement actions relating to government contracting disclosures and alleged FCA violations, which concluded with a civil settlement and lifting of a federal contracting suspension.
  • Represented an aviation-industry company in an internal investigation and voluntary disclosure to the Department of Justice Criminal Division regarding potential violations of the FCPA and other federal offenses.
  • Represented the subsidiary of a railroad company in an OIG-Department of Transportation investigation into potential false claims act and/or fraud allegations related to the supply of rail ties to a state funded rail line; client avoided any criminal or civil charges.
  • Defense of individual clients in connection with criminal conspiracy charges through criminal sentencing; negotiated dispositions with the U.S. attorney (USAO) that substantially limited the client's exposure, and guided client through cooperation role in related prosecutions.
  • Advised clients on FCPA, U.K. Bribery Act, and AML transactional due diligence and compliance related to joint venture, consultant, and local representative agreements with Middle East business partners.
  • Advised global retailer on anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance risk assessment.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Dalal worked at a major U.S. non-governmental organization managing federal grants programs in the Middle East and North Africa. She is proficient in Arabic and has extensive travel and professional experience in the region. Dalal received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, where she studied international politics, with a focus on Middle East Studies, and an M.A. in international affairs and economics from the Johns Hopkins School of International Studies (SAIS). She received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where she served on the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal.


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, California

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