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Carlos A. Grover

Associate

Tysons Corner Office
8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Suite 900
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
Phone: (703) 847-6300
Fax: (703) 847-6312

Mr. Grover practices in the areas of White Collar investigations, defense, and compliance counseling, including representing corporations and individuals in matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other criminal and civil fraud statutes. He has broad experience conducting cross-border internal investigations and providing compliance counseling to Fortune 100 companies. Mr. Grover draws on his fluency in both Portuguese and Spanish and bi-cultural Brazilian-American background to provide clients with advice tailored to local necessities in an ever evolving enforcement landscape. He currently serves as the lead associate assisting members Joseph P. Covington, Iris E. Bennett and Sean J. Hartigan with their mandate to review and evaluate SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.’s global anti-corruption compliance program as a part of Ms. Bennett’s role as Independent Compliance Monitor for the World Bank. Mr. Grover, Iris Bennett and Joseph Covington served as U.S. counsel to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras), a committee formed to provide independent oversight of the company’s internal investigation and remediation in connection with Operação Lava Jato.

Mr. Grover is a dual citizen of Brazil and the United States. He was born in Brasilia, Brazil, and also lived in Belize City; London; Charleston, South Carolina; and New Orleans, Louisiana.

Education

American University-Washington College of Law, cum laude, (J.D., 2014)

American University-School of International Studies, International Affairs (M.A., 2014)

Tulane University, Political Science and Latin American Studies, Magna cum laude (B.A., 2011). Latin American Studies Senior Scholar Award.

Prior Legal Experience

Judicial intern, Honorable Judge Blackburne-Rigsby, District of Columbia Court of Appeals, Summer 2013.

Bar Admissions

Commonwealth of Virginia

State of Maryland

District of Columbia

Languages

Portuguese

Spanish

Publications, Presentations, & Courses

 

Co-Author, Carlos André Galante Grover & Ricardo Cabral, “How Regional and Local Businesses Can Embrace Latin America’s Shifting Compliance Landscape,” The Anti-Corruption Report (April 18, 2018)

Co-Authored, Kimberly Versace & Carlos André Galante Grover, “Revised Form ADV and the Data that Informs OCIE’s Risk-Based Examination Program,” Hedge Fund Legal and Compliance Digest (April 2017)