Dalal Hasan

 Counsel Los Angeles
Phone: +1 213.310.7994
515 South Flower St., 40th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071-2201

Dalal Hasan is a counsel in the firm's Los Angeles office. She practices in the White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement group. Dalal's practice is focused on representation of multi-national corporate and individual clients in matters involving alleged criminal fraud and all phases of parallel civil and regulatory enforcement proceedings, including internal investigations, federal grand jury investigations, mandatory and voluntary disclosures to the U.S. Government, litigation, and criminal proceedings. She has represented senior executives, corporations, and financial institutions in cross-border matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), anti-money laundering (AML) laws, and U.S. sanctions, as well as in domestic matters involving the Federal False Claims Act (FCA), procurement fraud, and making false statements.

Dalal also provides related risk assessment, compliance counseling, training, and transactional advice to multi-national corporations and financial institutions, 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

  • Former global energy company’s regional subsidiary president in a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) criminal investigation involving alleged FCPA and money laundering violations.
  • International financial institution in connection with a DOJ investigation of money laundering and kleptocracy.
  • Fortune 100 transportation company in connection with a DOJ parallel civil and criminal investigation involving FCA allegations.
  • Private equity financial services clients in connection with a civil FCA investigation commenced by the U.S. Small Business Administration relating to investments in a government contracting company.
  • Former Chief Compliance Officer of a financial institution in relation to DOJ- Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section (MLARs) investigation relating to alleged anti-money laundering compliance program failures.
  • Former senior executive of regional financial institutions in the Middle East in matter involving alleged U.S. sanctions violations being investigated by DOJ, the Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC), and bank regulators.
  • Health care payor in civil False Claims Act investigation.
  • Publicly traded technology company 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.
  • Aviation-industry company in an internal investigation and voluntary disclosure to the DOJ Criminal Division regarding potential violations of the FCPA and other federal offenses.
  • 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.
  • Individual client 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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