Denver, CO (November 14, 2018) – StoneTurn, a global advisory firm that assists companies, their counsel and government agencies on regulatory, risk and compliance issues, investigations, monitorships and business disputes, today announced that Stephen Martin has joined as a Partner based in Denver.
Having practiced as a global compliance attorney for nearly 25 years, Stephen brings to StoneTurn extensive experience in compliance & monitoring consulting and corporate internal investigations, often in connection with governmental regulatory inquiries. Stephen’s background as a former federal prosecutor, chief compliance officer and outside counsel provides clients with practical, real-world compliance advice. His work has included counseling clients internationally across a wide spectrum of risk, including anti-corruption / anti-bribery (FCPA and U.K. Bribery Act); antitrust; AML; privacy, cybersecurity, data protection and information management; corporate governance, environmental and corporate social responsibility.
“As companies across virtually every industry sector approach compliance more proactively, Stephen’s proven expertise in conducting risk assessments and investigations, as well as his broad experience across the spectrum of corporate compliance, including in corporate monitorships, will be invaluable to clients worldwide,” said Christopher Martinez, Managing Partner at StoneTurn.
Stephen focuses on both proactive and reactive compliance-related matters, including internal investigations; enterprise, global and in-country risk assessments; and compliance program and risk management program enhancements and remediation work. Stephen helps companies in developing, implementing and enhancing effective corporate compliance and ethics programs; meeting governmental expectations; handling pre- and post-acquisition due diligence and compliance program integration in M&A transactions and for private equity portfolio companies; and in addressing third-party / supply chain responsible-sourcing issues.
He has worked with clients across various industries, including retail, food and beverage, oil and gas, logistics / shipping, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, insurance, construction, manufacturing, telecommunications and private equity. Stephen has also worked with clients in more than 40 countries, including Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region, China, Brazil, Peru, United Kingdom, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Philippines, Mexico, Madagascar, Kuwait, Switzerland, Canada, South Africa, Vietnam and Zimbabwe.
“Joining StoneTurn provides me the unique opportunity, platform and forensic monitoring tools to continue to advise on a wide range of large-scale and complex compliance matters, anywhere around the globe, while being a part of a growing, entrepreneurial firm,” said Stephen.
Prior to joining StoneTurn, Stephen was a Partner in the White Collar Defense practice at Arnold & Porter LLP. He began his career as an Assistant Attorney General for the state of Missouri, and subsequently served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia. He later worked in-house in various roles as legal counsel and as lead compliance officer for several major corporations. He was also integral to the creation and development of a corporate compliance consulting practice at an Am Law 100 law firm.
Stephen is a member of Colorado State Bar, District of Columbia Bar, and Missouri State Bar. He was recognized in the 2017 Legal 500 U.S. for Corporation Investigations and White-Collar Defense.
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Stephen Martin, a Partner with StoneTurn, has more than 20 years of experience in compliance & monitoring, risk assessment, and corporate internal investigations, often in connection with regulatory inquiries. Stephen […]