Paige Mason is an associate director of compliance in the Washington, D.C. office at Guidepost Solutions. She works on financial institution matters involving anti-money laundering, Know-Your-Customer regimes, sanctions/embargoes, and correspondent banking. She has also participated in overseas, on-site compliance reviews. Ms. Mason’s experience further includes working closely with large government contractors in evaluating their internal investigative functions, compliance with government contracting laws, and other compliance monitoring activities.
Ms. Mason’s international experience ranged from researching sovereign wealth funds to exploring claims available in the United States to foreign liquidators and from analyzing international operations and assets of corporate clients to working closely with the International Unit of Asset Forfeiture Money Laundering Section (AFMLS) on issues related to international sharing. Most recently, she was an embedded contractor attorney in AFMLS at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) where she worked with United States Attorneys’ Offices and investigative agencies. During her tenure, she also participated in federal agency working groups, drafted standard operating procedures for the Program Management and Training Unit, and provided guidance on a wide range of DOJ policies.
Prior to joining AFMLS, Ms. Mason was an associate attorney with the Miami office of Berger Singerman LLP. She concentrated her practice in corporate restructuring and commercial litigation. During her time at Berger Singerman, she regularly worked on fraudulent transfer cases, appeared in federal and state court on behalf of corporate clients, and worked closely with forensic accountants.