Carina Tenaglia

Carina Tenaglia

Washington, D.C.

Email [email protected]​

Phone +1 202 637 6595

Fax +1 202 637 5910

LanguagesEnglish, Portuguese, Spanish

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Carina Tenaglia helps clients navigate challenging legal complexities at local, state, and federal levels.

Carina assists clients with internal investigations and litigation matters. She has a passion for contributing to the firm's Pro Bono practice, particularly regarding criminal justice matters and women and children's issues. She has helped clients through a wide range of pro bono opportunities, from death penalty cases to asylum applications.

Carina was a Presidential Scholar at George Washington University Law School, where she graduated with honors. She was an active member of the Moot Court and Alternative Dispute Resolution boards. She was also a member of the George Washington International Law Review, which recently published her note "All Bark, No Bite? Proposals to Transform the Clean Company Act Into an Effective Anti-Corruption Tool." Carina also contributed to the FCPA Blog with her published article "The Best Defense Against Ronaldo, Messi, et al.? Bring a Tax Case."

During law school, Carina interned at the Department of Justice Criminal Fraud section and the Securities and Exchange Commission's FCPA unit. Through these opportunities, she worked on various international criminal and civil FCPA matters. Following her pro bono rotation, she hopes to utilize these experiences as well as her foreign language skills and multicultural background to assist clients with international investigations.

Education and admissions


J.D., The George Washington University Law School, with honors, 2019

B.S., Florida State University, summa cum laude, 2016


Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia

Court admissions

U.S. District Court, District of Columbia

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