Mohammed T. Farooqui

Associate
Mohammed is an associate in the New York office where he is a member of the Complex Litigation, Government Enforcement & White Collar, and Investigations groups.
Mohammed T. Farooqui, Associate, Arent Fox

Mohammed has experience conducting internal investigations to ensure compliance with state and federal laws, defending companies, investors, and municipal clients against actions by the SEC, and advising clients on a range of employment issues.

Mohammed’s internal investigation experience includes leading a team of Arent Fox attorneys tasked with reviewing the practices and procedures of one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the United States. In connection with the investigation, Mohammed worked with members of partner law firms and assisted with drafting a final report documenting investigative findings and providing recommendations for improvement. Mohammed's regulatory enforcement experience includes serving as a core member of a team appointed by the New York State Department of Financial Services to investigate and monitor one of the world’s largest corporate and investment banks, where he worked on assessing the bank’s compliance with sanctions and anti-money laundering regulations.  In connection with this investigation, Mohammed assisted in the drafting of a final report for the New York State Department of Financial Services, which provided assessments of the bank’s compliance program and recommendations for improvement. 

Previous Work

Prior to joining Arent Fox, Mohammed was the Diversity Scholarship recipient in 2013.

Professional Activities

Mohammed is a member of Arent Fox’s Pro Bono Committee.

In 2018, Mohammed was selected to be a Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellow. 

Publications, Presentations and Recognitions

Recent publications include:

  • Report of The New York State Bar Association Special Committee on Human Trafficking: State of the Law, Need for Reform, Research Assistant to the Child Trafficking Subcommittee.

Life Beyond the Law

Mohammed is an active alumni of the Ronald H. Brown Program, which offers students of color opportunities designed to foster success in law school and beyond. In his free time, Mohammed hopelessly roots for his beloved New York Knicks.