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Mayer Brown announced that New York-based partner Gina Parlovecchio has been named to Crain’s New York Business’ 2021 list of “Notable Women in Law.” The list recognizes impressive women attorneys in New York for their professional, civic and philanthropic achievements, as well as their commitment to public service and ensuring justice.

Ms. Parlovecchio joined the firm’s global White Collar Defense & Compliance and Regulatory & Investigations practices in July 2020. Previously, she was an Assistant US Attorney in the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York (EDNY), where she served as the chief of the office’s International Narcotics and Money Laundering Section. As a federal prosecutor for more than a decade, Ms. Parlovecchio investigated, prosecuted and tried some of the EDNY’s most complex, sensitive and high-profile cases, including serving as lead trial counsel in the EDNY’s recent prosecution of one of the world’s largest drug kingpins, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera. Ms. Parlovecchio also served as the co-chief of the EDNY’s Anti-Money Laundering Strike Force and played a critical role in building the office’s money laundering and Bank Secrecy Act practice.

A frequent speaker on white collar issues, Ms. Parlovecchio has received numerous awards throughout her career, including the Attorney General’s David Margolis Award for Exceptional Service in 2019. She also received the True American Hero Award from the Federal Drug Agents Foundation in 2016 and 2019 and the 2019 Federal Law Enforcement Foundation Federal Prosecutor Award; both are among the most prestigious law enforcement awards in the New York region.

To read Ms. Parlovecchio’s profile, please visit the publication’s website. (subscription required)