Shelita M. Stewart

Shelita M. Stewart

Partner
Washington, D.C.

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 202 637 6960

Fax +1 202 637 5910

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Shelita Stewart focuses her practice on corporate compliance, investigations, and crisis management.

Shelita has extensive experience advising clients in building and implementing compliance programs, defending government enforcement actions, identifying and assessing legal and regulatory risks, and developing remediation and incident response plans. She has developed multiagency experience with the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, state attorneys general, and international enforcement agencies.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, Shelita spent six years at Comcast. In her prior role, she provided daily counsel for the company's interactions with government officials, corporate initiatives, and community partnerships, including compliance issues related to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), U.K. Bribery Act (UKBA), sanctions, lobbying disclosure and foreign agent registration, government contracting, political activities, and charitable giving.

Before her six years in house, Shelita was an investigations associate at Hogan Lovells.

Education and admissions

Education

J.D., Columbia Law School, 2008

B.A., Yale University, 2004

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia

New York

Pennsylvania

Representative experience

Conduct compliance risk assessments for multi-national businesses, including evaluating effectiveness, identifying vulnerabilities, and recommending program enhancements.

Advised the world's leading data and analytics company on allegations of bribery and data privacy violations at its Chinese subsidiary.

Represented a Fortune 100 pharmaceutical company in DOJ and SEC investigation of alleged bribe payments in Mexico.

Advised a leading global financial institution in DOJ and OFAC investigation of alleged U.S. sanctions violations.

Counseled global mergers, acquisitions, and investment teams in compliance due diligence, deal terms, and post-deal integration for transactions in the UK, Europe, and Asia.*

Counseled leading home development retailer in containment, response, and remediation of one of largest payment card data breaches in U.S. history, affecting over 100 million customers. 

Advised national government affairs teams on interactions with federal and state government officials and entities.*

Represented then-District of Columbia mayor, Vince Gray, in federal bribery and campaign finance violation probes.

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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