Key Experience

  • Focuses on white collar defense and investigations and complex commercial litigation.


Mira Baylson regularly counsels clients and corporations on a wide range of legal and regulatory issues. She has extensive experience representing clients in matters arising from allegations involving:

  • Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA)
  • Customs violations
  • Public corruption
  • RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations)
  • Insider trading
  • Consumer privacy statutes
  • Fraud.

Representative Work

  • Represented a high-ranking member of a large corporation facing criminal charges for violations of environmental regulations.*
  • Advised on an internal investigation at a Fortune 500 company into possible FCPA violations.*
  • Represented a client nonprofit in its dealings with state authorities regarding criminal liability of a former employee.*
  • Defended an individual charged with RICO conspiracy.*
  • Advised an individual in a public corruption investigation.*

*Matters handled prior to joining Akin Gump.

Public Service and Affiliations