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Lindsay B. Arrieta

Associate, Litigation Department


Lindsay Arrieta is an associate in the Investigations and White Collar Defense practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on advising companies on internal investigations, compliance reviews, and matters relating to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Prior to joining Paul Hastings, Ms. Arrieta worked for a securities litigation law firm based in Washington, D.C. She also worked as a Compliance Management Associate at a global financial institution. Ms. Arrieta has represented individuals in enforcement matters brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and advised clients on compliance with U.S. federal securities laws.

Ms. Arrieta graduated with honors from The George Washington University Law School, where she served as the 2014–2015 Senior Notes Editor of the Public Contract Law Journal. During law school, she worked as a legal intern at the SEC and at the Inter-American Development Bank. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Arrieta resided in Central America for two years while working in the Costa Rican ecotourism industry. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and International Business from New York University in 2006, and received her Master of Arts in Latin American Studies from the University of Florida in 2012.

She is fluent in Spanish and possesses intermediate Portuguese fluency.


  • Part of case team that won 2023 Most Important Development of the Year award from GIR for advising ABB in negotiating a coordinated global resolution of parallel civil and criminal investigations by authorities in South Africa, Germany, Switzerland, and the U.S.
  • Selected by Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star" in White Collar Defense for 2023
  • Awarded first place in the 2015 Public Contract Law Writing Competition held by the ABA Public Contract Law Section


  • The George Washington University, J.D. (with honors), 2015
  • University of Florida, M.A. in Latin American Studies, 2012
  • New York University Stern School of Business, B.S., 2006

Engagement & Publications

  • “Attacking Bribery at Its Core: Shifting Focus to the Demand Side of the Bribery Equation,” Public Contract Law Journal (2016)
  • "How Multijurisdictional Bribery Enforcement Enhances Risks for Global Enterprises,” Business Law Today (June 2016)
  • “Taking the Jeintinho Out of Brazilian Procurement: The Impact of Brazil’s Anti-Bribery Law,” Public Contract Law Journal (2014)


  • Member of the Hispanic Bar Association of DC

Practice Areas








District of Columbia Bar

Florida Bar


The George Washington University Law School, J.D. 2015

University of Florida, M.A. 2012

New York University, B.S. 2006

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