Mr. Middlemiss practices in the areas of financial crimes compliance focusing on providing strategic counsel to foreign and domestic entities seeking to mitigate regulatory, criminal and reputational risk in the areas of anti-money laundering (AML) and anti-bribery and corruption (ABC).
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Middlemiss was the Director of the Global Anti-Corruption Program at JPMorgan Chase & Co, responsible for designing and executing an enterprise-wide compliance program to mitigate corruption-related risk. Mr. Middlemiss also held multiple senior positions in the bank’s Anti-Money Laundering Program. Among them, Mr. Middlemiss headed the firm’s Financial Intelligence Unit.
In the public sector, Mr. Middlemiss served for thirteen years under Robert M. Morgenthau as an assistant district attorney in the New York County District Attorney’s Office. As bureau chief of the District Attorney’s international financial crimes bureau, Mr. Middlemiss conducted and supervised investigations involving complex securities fraud and money laundering. Mr. Middlemiss also co-led the District Attorney’s investigation into the role of U.S.-based financial institutions in the collapse of Enron.