Xochitl Arteaga | Managing Director | FTI Consulting
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Xochitl Arteaga

Xochitl Arteaga

  • Managing Director
  • Forensic & Litigation Consulting
  • T: +1 213 689 1200
  • F: +1 213 689 1220
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    • 350 S. Grand Avenue
    • Suite 3000
    • Los Angeles, CA, 90071
    • United States
    • T: +1 213 689 1200
    • F: +1 213 689 1220

Xochitl Arteaga has more than 15 years of litigation and investigations experience as a former federal prosecutor and private practice lawyer. Ms. Arteaga specializes in conducting complex domestic and international corporate investigations in connection with securities and investor fraud, anti-corruption and bribery, the False Claims Act, and various allegations of employee misconduct. She is based in FTI Consulting's Los Angeles and San Francisco's offices.

Ms. Arteaga is passionate about providing clients with valuable strategies to address complicated issues and high-stakes risk. In addition to leading investigations, Ms. Arteaga advises companies on strategies to improve policies and procedures, internal controls and governance, and participates in compliance reviews to develop and strengthen compliance programs.

Ms. Arteaga also manages expert litigation support services, including helping companies respond to subpoenas and other processes from governmental entities and advises regarding privacy and forensic data. She assists in responding to discovery requests in civil matters that require collection, processing, hosting, and review of electronic data.

Ms. Arteaga draws on her years of experience as an attorney, both in private practice and with the U.S. Department of Justice. Throughout the course of her career, Ms. Arteaga has conducted hundreds of grand juries, internal, and regulatory investigations. She has tried criminal and civil, federal and state cases.

Ms. Arteaga managed countless criminal investigations with the FBI, Interpol, Secret Service, and multi-jurisdictional taskforces in connection with national and international investigations, with deployments to Asia and Latin America. Furthermore, she has argued complex issues in federal and state court, and has presented and advised boards and executives.

Ms. Arteaga’s extensive experience makes her exceptionally qualified to assist corporations and law firms in all aspects of litigation, investigations, due diligence, and compliance work.

Relevant Experience:

  • Over a decade in private practice representing businesses in litigation and in conducting internal investigations. Prior matters implicated the Bank Secrecy Act, False Claims Act, Ponzi schemes, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and criminal theft of trade secrets.
  • Former federal prosecutor in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California. Her matters included multi-defendant investigations involving international organized crime, including bank, mail, wire, credit card, and identity fraud. She is experienced in investigating international drug trafficking, including physician distribution of controlled substances, violent crimes, and internet child exploitation.
  • Former instructor with the DOJ’s Office of Prosecutorial Development and Training Program. Where sheprovided compliance and legal training to judges, members of law enforcement, and international attorneys in various subject matters, including electronic evidence and data collection.
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