Geoff Martin is a Senior Associate at Baker McKenzie's Litigation and Government Enforcement practice group in Washington, DC. Geoff started his career in Baker McKenzie's London office in 2007 and moved to Washington DC in 2012. Geoff represents clients in matters before the federal government arising out of anti-corruption, trade sanctions, fraud, anti-money laundering, national security, and related enforcement actions. He also represents clients in civil and criminal matters in federal court. Geoff has extensive experience conducting internal investigations relating to such matters around the world.
Patrick Dennien is an associate in the Compliance, Investigations, & Government Enforcement Practice Group in Washington, DC. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Mr. Dennien worked at the World Bank’s Integrity Vice Presidency as an integrity compliance specialist, where he assessed compliance conditions imposed on sanctioned parties by the World Bank. Mr. Dennien also advised parties sanctioned on the development and implementation of effective integrity compliance programs. Mr. Dennien began his legal career in Australia, where he practiced in administrative law and corporate litigation.
Lyndon Allin is a senior associate in Baker McKenzie's Washington, DC, office. He previously practiced law with international firms in London and Washington, and before law school spent several years in Moscow managing the European operations of an international law firm. Prior to joining the Firm, Lyndon worked as a senior adviser with Crisis Management Initiative, a private diplomacy and peacebuilding NGO, focusing on conflicts in the South Caucasus. Before that, he was seconded by the US State Department to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), where he served as the senior political officer at the Mission to Moldova, covering the Transnistrian conflict settlement process. As a rapid responder, he helped establish the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine and participated in negotiations in Donetsk Oblast in 2014 which resulted in the release of 21 hostages.