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Laura María González
Lawyer
Miami
201 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 1900
Miami, Florida 33131
+1 305 967 6100
Miami
201 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 1900
Miami, Florida 33131
+1 305 967 6100

Laura María González focuses her practice on advising institutional and individual clients in cross-border white-collar criminal defense and internal investigations, regulatory enforcement matters and parallel complex civil disputes. Ms. González, a native Spanish speaker, is regularly called upon in defending regulatory actions brought by U.S. government authorities related to Latin America.

Prior to joining Kobre & Kim, Ms. González practiced at Holland & Knight, where she was a member of the regulatory and government affairs group and helped establish the Latin America internal investigations practice. Earlier in her career, she was a lawyer in the Florida Third District Court of Appeal in Miami.

Admissions

  • Florida

Education

  • Columbia Law School, JD
  • University of Florida, BA

Languages

  • Spanish

Select Engagements

  • Representation of a U.S. investment fund involved in a False Claims Act (FCA) civil investigation.
  • Representation of a U.S. company in an investigation regarding alleged violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
  • Representation of several multinational companies with operations in Argentina, Chile, and Peru in internal investigations related to U.S. government enforcement actions.
  • Under the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act of 2016 ("PROMESA"), served as independent investigator to the Special Investigation Committee of the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico to perform a comprehensive review of the factors contributing to Puerto Rico's fiscal crisis.
 

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Southern District of Florida’s Miami Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Annual Convention Committee, Member
  • Southern District of Florida Mediation Committee, Member

Publications & Presentations

  • Speaker, “Developments in Health Care Fraud and FCPA in Latin America” (February 2016)
  • Speaker, “Demystifying the Legal System” (Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, April 2014)
  • Speaker, “Recent Developments in Aviation Law” (25th Annual Embry-Riddle Aviation Law & Insurance Symposium, January 2014)

Credentials

Admissions

  • Florida

Education

  • Columbia Law School, JD
  • University of Florida, BA

Languages

  • Spanish

Engagements

  • Representation of a U.S. investment fund involved in a False Claims Act (FCA) civil investigation.
  • Representation of a U.S. company in an investigation regarding alleged violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
  • Representation of several multinational companies with operations in Argentina, Chile, and Peru in internal investigations related to U.S. government enforcement actions.
  • Under the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act of 2016 ("PROMESA"), served as independent investigator to the Special Investigation Committee of the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico to perform a comprehensive review of the factors contributing to Puerto Rico's fiscal crisis.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Southern District of Florida’s Miami Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Annual Convention Committee, Member
  • Southern District of Florida Mediation Committee, Member

Publications & Presentations

  • Speaker, “Developments in Health Care Fraud and FCPA in Latin America” (February 2016)
  • Speaker, “Demystifying the Legal System” (Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, April 2014)
  • Speaker, “Recent Developments in Aviation Law” (25th Annual Embry-Riddle Aviation Law & Insurance Symposium, January 2014)