Arian M. June is a litigation partner at Debevoise & Plimpton and is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. She is a member of the White Collar & Regulatory Defense Group. Ms. June’s practice focuses on government and internal investigations, securities enforcement defense, whistleblower response, sensitive investigations, and white-collar criminal defense.
She has represented financial institutions, publicly traded companies, investment advisers, and senior executives in complex regulator matters, including allegations of securities fraud, insider trading, accounting, and corporate disclosure issues, violations of the Bank Secrecy Act, cyber-intrusions and sales practices violations. Ms. June advises clients on various facets of the Dodd-Frank Act, with particular emphasis in designing corporate policies and procedures to comply with the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower regulations, investigating corporate whistleblower reports and mitigating whistleblower-related risks.
Ms. June has also advised clients, including prominent educational institutions and a national youth organization, in sensitive investigations of alleged misconduct and related matters.
Ms. June is recognized as a leader in the legal community. She served a three-year elected term on the District of Columbia Bar Board of Governors. She has also served as Vice-Chair for the Federal Regulation of Securities Committee of the American Bar Association Business Law Section and as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs. Ms. June was also named one of the 25 Influential Black Women In Business by The Network Journal, New York’s leading Black professional and small-business magazine.