Justin Mendelsohn

Deputy Head of AML and Sanctions Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

Justin Mendelsohn serves as the Deputy Head of Global Financial Crimes Compliance for Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., a privately-held bank that provides financial services to institutional and individual investors around the world.  In that role, Mr. Mendelsohn is primarily responsible for the design and implementation of the bank’s AML and Sanctions program to ensure the program is compliant with applicable global regulations.  In his prior role, Mr. Mendelsohn co-headed the Firm’s Financial Intelligence Unit, where he led the Firm’s AML Investigations division.  Before joining Brown Brothers, Mr. Mendelsohn was an attorney for the law firm Schulte Roth & Zabel with a practice focused on white-collar criminal defense, securities regulatory matters and internal investigations.  He represented public and privately held companies and individuals as subjects, victims and witnesses in federal criminal and regulatory matters.  He also conducted internal investigations involving potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Bank Secrecy Act and the insider trading laws. His pro bono practice included work with the Refugee Protection Program of Human Rights First.  Mr. Mendelsohn received is BA from the University of Michigan and his JD from the George Washington University School of Law.