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Meet the Team

Lily Becker

Partner

Lily has an impeccable track record of both managing crises and avoiding them.  She has over 15 years of experience in government enforcement, investigations, litigation, corporate governance, and compliance.  Lily has represented companies and individuals in DOJ and SEC investigations as well as high-profile and high-stakes litigation.  For companies and for Boards of Directors, she has conducted internal investigations, both in the US and internationally, involving allegations of fraud, accounting manipulation, bribery, and other misconduct.

 

Lily is known for an unparalleled ability to quickly grasp complex products, technologies, and internal systems.  These skills have proven vital in many contexts, including limiting areas of inquiry in criminal and regulatory enforcement.  


With her combination of experience in conducting internal investigations, defending against government enforcement, and FCPA monitorships, Lily brings a distinctive and highly effective approach to compliance advice.  She has visibility into what the government expects in compliance controls and experience developing approaches that are well-tailored and practical for companies.  Her ability to identify opportunities to embed controls in cross-functional approaches has proven highly effective in preventing and detecting problems.  She has extensive international experience and has worked on-site in 16 countries across ASEAN, EMEA, and the Americas, to evaluate legal risks and compliance implementation.


Lily holds a JD from Berkeley Law and a BA and MA from Stanford University.  She is a member of the state bars of California, Washington, and Washington D.C. 


lily@stevensbecker.com

415-237-3830

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Carrie Pennington

Compliance & Controls Consultant

Carrie brings more than 20 years of in-house experience in compliance, internal controls, data analytics, data visualization, systems and process implementation. Carrie’s expertise in risk-based internal controls and data analytics are applicable to countless risks across industries, including anti-corruption and anti-bribery, anti-kickback risks, and fraud prevention and detection.  Carrie began her career in Finance, Treasury, Accounting, and quickly transitioned to Operational Compliance, where Carrie implemented a number of controls- and monitoring-related systems.

Most recently, Carrie served as Vice President of Global Monitoring and Internal Controls, where she played a lead role in gaining the Company’s release from its Deferred Prosecution Agreement.  Carrie has also served as a Vice President, Ethics and Compliance, with responsibilities for third-party risk mitigation, internal controls implementation, management, and testing plans, and served as the compliance business partner to direct sales in technology and solar industries.


Carrie holds a B.S. in Business Administration and Marketing, a M.B.A. with a Healthcare concentration, a M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and is a PhD Candidate.

Her dissertation focuses on identifying leadership styles or traits encouraging, or even demanding, unethical behavior in an organization for the sake of profit or self-benefit to the leader.  Carrie is also a Certified Fraud Examiner.


carrie@stevensbecker.com 
574-306-6658

 

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