Member Profile

Angela M. Xenakis

Sidley Austin LLP 1501 K Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20005

Washington DC

Phone: +1.202.736.8415

Practice Areas

Compliance Counseling

Due Diligence Investigations

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act / Anti-Corruption

Internal Investigations



University of North Carolina School of Law (J.D., 2003), with high honors, Order of the Coif University of Maryland (M.B.A., 1996) University of Maryland (B.S., 1992)

Angela M. Xenakis

Professional Profile

Angela M. Xenakis is a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice involves representing individual and corporate clients in white collar criminal matters, internal investigations, government enforcement actions, and complex civil litigation. Ms. Xenakis has experience in every aspect of pre-trial and post-trial activity, including discovery, motion practice, settlement negotiations and appeals at both the state and federal level. She also has significant experience conducting internal investigations in both the U.S. and abroad. In addition, she has represented clients before law enforcement and regulatory agencies on matters involving foreign corrupt practices, antitrust violations, securities regulations and fraud. Ms. Xenakis also works on general appellate matters at the state and federal level, including an original action in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Representative Matters

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Noted contributor to chapter by Karen A. Popp and Kristin Graham Koehler, “Motions: Bail, Dismissal, Venue, Suppression, and Severnace,” Defending Federal Criminal Cases – Attacking the Government’s Proof (Law Journal Press 2006).

Prior Experience