Mayling Blanco represents corporations and individuals in white collar defense, government investigations, and commercial litigation matters, notably concentrating her practice on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) and corporate fraud, as well as matters implicating criminal tax exposure.
Mayling has conducted numerous domestic and international, multi-jurisdictional investigations for clients with ventures in Latin America, Asia, and Europe, and has represented her clients before the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal, Civil, and Tax Divisions. She regularly advises clients with respect to the development of anti-bribery plans and policies, audit findings, investigating potential violations, and anti-bribery inquiries arising from everyday business dealings. She also represents clients facing government investigation or seeking to conduct internal investigations.
Mayling also advises corporations and financial institutions, including their boards of directors and committees, in connection with corporate governance and compliance matters, particularly as they relate to internal investigations and mitigating civil regulatory and criminal exposure. She has significant experience assisting companies in efficiently responding to subpoenas, thereby minimizing any disruption to their business operations.
In litigation, Mayling has significant experience before various Federal District Courts, U.S. Tax Court, the Superior Court of New Jersey, the New Jersey Appellate Division, and the New Jersey Supreme Court, defending clients in white collar, tax, commercial, employment, and constitutional matters.
Prior to joining Blank Rome, Mayling served under the Honorable Mathias E. Rodriguez of the New Jersey Superior Court. During law school, she was a member of the Legislative Bureau Journal, a student fellow for the Immigration and Human Rights Clinic, and held executive positions with student organizations.