Abby Yi represents companies in connection with internal and government investigations concerning white collar and corporate compliance matters. In addition, Abby regularly works with healthcare companies on healthcare fraud and abuse issues related to alleged violations under the False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Abby worked as an Investigator in the Office of Fraud Detection and Market Intelligence at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). In this capacity, she conducted investigations of potential federal securities laws and FINRA rule violations. She previously worked as a legal intern at the Department of Justice, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and the New York State Attorney General’s Office. Abby also served as a judicial intern for The Honorable Judge John Mott in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
Asian Pacific American Bar Association of the Greater Washington, D.C. Area (APABA-DC)
Korean American Bar Association for the Washington, D.C. Area (KABA-DC)
International Association of Korean Lawyers — D.C. Conference Host Committee Member (2016)
For one of the world’s best-known manufacturers, we provide regular guidance on understanding and complying with U.S. sanctions on Venezuela.
Conducted compliance due diligence for a high-profile U.S. private equity company in connection with the client’s acquisition of an international oilfield services company
Obtained a jury trial victory on six of seven counts for the former vice president of Pilot Flying J who, along with three others, was accused of seeking to defraud customers
FINRA Office of Fraud Detection and Market Intelligence — Winner, 2016 Case of the Year Award
American University Washington College of Law — Exceptional Pro Bono Public Service Award