Allison Spagnolo is a managing director in the Compliance, Federal Practice and Software Solutions practice in the Washington, D.C. office at Guidepost Solutions. Since joining the firm in 2014, she has worked on various engagements for government contracting and financial institution matters. This includes reviewing anti-money laundering and sanctions issues for global banks and multi-national companies. Ms. Spagnolo has traveled extensively in Europe and Asia for the purpose of conducting on-site inspections and reviews related to monitorships and other compliance matters.
Ms. Spagnolo also has experience in developing risk reviews and assessments for public and private entities in a variety of contexts including government contracting and procurement regulations, restrictions related to the hiring of former government officials, and sufficiency of internal controls. This experience includes identifying risk vulnerabilities and gaps, recommending enhancements to existing compliance frameworks, and implementing best practices.
Prior to joining Guidepost Solutions, Ms. Spagnolo was an associate attorney with Burt, Blee, Dixon, Sutton & Bloom, LLP, where she concentrated her practice in the area of corporate law. She negotiated, drafted, and administered contracts, policies, and procedures for corporate clients, including monitoring all active contracts and changes in the law to ensure client compliance and protect client legal interests. Additionally, Ms. Spagnolo regularly advised clients in regulatory compliance, general business matters, and corporate governance.
Ms. Spagnolo is admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the Indiana Bar, and the District of Columbia Bar.