Since joining Exiger in 2014, Andrea has worked extensively on independent monitorships, skilled person reviews, and compliance examinations mandated by American and European regulators. She has lead teams in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa reviewing the framework and effectiveness of controls regarding correspondent banking, transaction monitoring, KYC, sanctions screening, and trade finance. She has also helped financial institutions build and implement risk assessments and been co-sourced within global financial institutions to aid in OFAC Audits. In addition, Andrea has been involved in numerous investigations where she has assisted law firms in cases ranging from trademark litigation to real estate fraud.
Prior to Exiger, Andrea worked as an investigator for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, where she led the investigations for felony, misdemeanor, and DNA exoneration cases. In this role, Andrea conducted witness interviews, photographed and measured crime scenes, testified in trials, and helped attorneys review discovery and develop defense cases for indigent defendants.
In law school, Andrea focused on criminal justice and was a legal intern at the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, the Committee for Public Counsel Services in Boston, and on cases for defendants accused and convicted of capital crimes.