Allen D. Applbaum is a senior managing director in the International Risk and Investigations group, which is part of the Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment, and is based in New York. Mr. Applbaum has more than 18 years of litigation and investigative consulting experience. He provides domestic and international clients with expert consulting services in matters involving internal investigations, fraud investigations, investigative due diligence, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations, compliance and monitoring, anti-money laundering investigations, corporate governance and integrity advisory services.
Prior to joining FTI, Mr. Applbaum was the head of the corporate investigations practice at Kroll Inc., where he was a senior managing director and regional counsel in the firm’s headquarters in New York. Throughout his career, Mr. Applbaum has managed numerous high-profile investigations and business intelligence assignments, uniquely integrating investigative skills with technology and financial expertise to provide clients with seamless solutions to solve critical problems. From 1990 to 1999, he was a federal prosecutor in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where he handled a wide variety of criminal investigations and jury trials involving a broad range of criminal conduct, including organized crime, bank fraud, racketeering, mail fraud, wire fraud, extortion, drug trafficking, immigration fraud, gambling, credit card fraud, and international money laundering. His investigative work in two separate organized crime prosecutions earned him the Department of Justice Director’s Award for Superior Performance (1996) and the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service (1997). Prior to his appointment as Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division, Mr. Applbaum was Chief of the General Crimes unit and was responsible for training and supervising all new assistant United States attorneys in the Southern District in substantive and procedural aspects of the Office.
Mr. Applbaum is a cum laude graduate of Queens College and received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was the Managing Editor of the Law Review. He is a member of the New York and New Jersey Bars and is a member of the Federal Bar Council, The American Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.