Adria Perez focuses her practice on representing both corporations and individuals in white collar criminal defense matters, government enforcement issues, as well as internal, criminal and SEC investigations. Her experience includes handling issues relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, False Claims Act (including government contracting, healthcare and tax matters), Civil Investigative Demands and export enforcement. Ms. Perez assists clients in responding to inquiries from and government investigations conducted by the DOJ, SEC, OCC and Office of Inspector General from a variety of federal agencies. She also counsels clients on developing and strengthening compliance programs and policies. Additionally, Ms. Perez's practice includes representing various companies in complex commercial litigation.
Ms. Perez is a member of the firm's Pro Bono Committee. She was recognized as a 2011 “40 Under 40” Rising Leader by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. In 2016 and the four years immediately preceding, Super Lawyers magazine recognized Ms. Perez as a Georgia "Rising Star" in the area of White Collar Criminal Defense. She was selected as an “On the Rise” honoree in 2016 by the Daily Report. In 2013 and 2014, Ms. Perez was listed as a Georgia Trend "Legal Elite" in the area of Criminal Law.
Ms. Perez is fluent in Spanish. Para ver esta biografía en español, presione aquí.
Professional & Community Activities
2016 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Fellow
Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Board of Directors, Member
Georgia Latino Law Foundation, Board of Directors, Member
ToolBank USA, Advisory Council, Member
LEAD Atlanta Class of 2012, Member
American Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association Forum Committee on the Construction Industry, Member
Georgia Hispanic Bar Association, Member
Hispanic National Bar Association, Member
Hispanic National Bar Association, Latina Commission, Member (2015-2016)