Georgetown University, LL.M., . University of Buenos Aires, School of Law and Social Sciences, Attorney at Law 1990, 2009
Ms. Grygiel has more than 13 years of experience in international law, trade and cross-border transactions. Trained as a commercial and corporate attorney in Argentina, Ms. Grygiel worked for law firms in Buenos Aires, Miami and Washington D.C. representing European and Latin American corporate and individual clients with multinational interests, and particularly those seeking business opportunities in the U.S. and Latin America. Ms. Grygiel has participated in various legal proceedings at Miami Courts on matters involving Argentine law. Ms. Grygiel later specialized in immigration compliance and enforcement in advising multinational corporations on how to obtain proper visas for foreign nationals and minimize exposure and liability regarding a variety of employment-related issues, conducting H-1B (Labor Condition Application) audits and immigration-related compliance strategies and programs. In 2008, Ms. Grygiel joined a Fortune 500 company as Global Trade, Export & Compliance Program Director. In such capacity, Ms. Grygiel currently designs and implements global programs, policies, and practices to ensure that all business units (operating in over 140 countries) are in compliance with the anti-bribery and accounting provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions and with U.S. sanctions, and U.S. export control obligations critical to multinational operations. In addition, Ms. Grygiel oversees the company's global compliance program coordinating legal and corporate compliance activities, training programs and relevant standard operating procedures throughout the organization. Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional, 2008. Certified Foreign Legal Consultant, The Florida Bar, 2000.