Joshua Ray is a Managing Director and Nardello & Co.’s General Counsel for the EMEA region. A US-qualified attorney, Josh has extensive experience in advising individual and corporate clients involved in complex, cross-border internal investigations, asset forfeiture and recovery matters, corporate governance issues, extradition, and sanctions compliance. He has particular expertise in matters involving criminal allegations of securities and commodities fraud, market manipulation, antitrust violations, tax evasion, money laundering, and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and UK Bribery Act.
Prior to joining Nardello & Co., Josh worked at international law firms Dechert and Kobre & Kim in New York and London where he defended clients involved in proceedings brought by US and foreign authorities such as the US Department of Justice, Securities & Exchange Commission, Office of Foreign Assets Control, and the UK Serious Fraud Office. His cases have covered a wide range of industries including asset management, derivatives and precious metals trading, commercial banking, currency trading, environmental services, telecommunications, and natural resource extraction. Josh started his career with the securities litigation and corporate governance group at Weil, Gotshal & Manges in New York, where he advised companies and boards of directors in securities class actions, derivative litigation, and internal investigations.
Josh received a law degree, cum laude, from Cornell Law School and a bachelor’s degree in government from Cornell University.