Paul C. Rauser

Practice Areas: Mr. Rauser is a partner and co-founder of the Firm. His practice focuses on domestic and international white-collar criminal defense, corporate internal investigations, and high-stakes commercial litigation and arbitration. Mr. Rauser regularly counsels clients operating in heightened-risk environments on a broad range of issues, including securities fraud and financial crimes, privacy law, information security and privacy, foreign corrupt practices and international sanctions, money laundering, lobbying, and campaign finance. He has represented a variety of companies and individuals in high-profile inquiries, including formal and informal investigations conducted by the United States Department of Justice, United States Attorney’s offices, state Attorneys General, both houses of Congress, and numerous regulatory and investigative agencies. International public-sector institutions regularly retain Mr. Rauser to provide counsel and conduct internal investigations into fraud and corruption in their programs and projects.


Background: Mr. Rauser graduated from Wesleyan University in 1991 with University Honors and Highest Honors in the College of Letters, and in 1995 from the Yale Law School, where he served as Editor of the Yale Law Journal. Following graduation, Mr. Rauser clerked for Judge Ralph K. Winter of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Prior to founding Aegis, Mr. Rauser practiced at Williams & Connolly LLP, in Washington, D.C.


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