Michael Malarkey leads global market growth & development for Treliant as a Managing Director in its Washington, DC office. He has extensive experience helping clients respond to regulatory scrutiny in the U.S. and internationally, including AmLaw 25 law firms, global external counsels, and Fortune 50 general counsels. His expertise includes investigative forensic accounting, fraud investigation, anti-corruption/anti-bribery remediation, complex dispute resolution, eDiscovery, and corporate monitorships. His thirty years of experience include roles in financial institutions, accounting and advisory services consultancies.
Prior to joining Treliant, Michael led strategic business development initiatives for Alvarez & Marsal, Forensic Risk Alliance, and Berkeley Research Group, serving clients in the Americas and European Union who required investigative due diligence, compliance program counseling, and complex functional litigation support in the anti-bribery, anti-corruption, and anti-money laundering areas. He has also served as Director of Disputes and Investigations at Navigant Consulting and Director of Fraud Investigations and Dispute Services at Ernst and Young.
In his career, Michael has investigated allegations of financial misconduct in sectors including financial services, pharmaceutical, life sciences, energy, construction, insurance, and private equity, and he has conducted broad dispute resolution including computer forensics, electronic discovery, and cybersecurity. He has performed investigations on behalf of special committees related to alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and similar compliance violations, whistleblower claims, False Claims Act matters, and improper revenue recognition. He has reviewed internal financial control processes and procedures evaluating compliance under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
He serves on the Advisory Board of the Corporate Counsel Institute of the Georgetown University Law Center and holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Economics and Business Management from Cornell University.