Hinckley Allen adds national security expert B. Stephanie Siegmann to its litigation team

B. Stephanie Siegmann joined Hinckley Allen.

B. Stephanie Siegmann has joined Hinckley Allen as a litigation partner and chair of the International Trade and Global Security practice in its Boston office.

With nearly two decades of national security and prosecution experience, Stephanie brings a wealth of knowledge in areas of great importance to our clients.

— David J. Rubin, Managing Partner

BOSTON, MA, USA, March 7, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Hinckley Allen announced today that B. Stephanie Siegmann joined the firm as litigation partner and chairman of International Trade & Global Security practice in his Boston office.

“Stephanie is another exceptional hire for our firm and will be a key contributor to our strategic growth.” said David J. Rubin, managing partner at Hinckley Allen. “With nearly two decades of national security and prosecution experience, Stephanie brings a wealth of knowledge in areas of great importance to our clients that will contribute to the growth and depth of our litigation practice.”

Prior to joining Hinckley Allen, Siegmann served as Chief of National Security for the United States District Attorney’s Office in Boston. She was responsible for overseeing all national security investigations and prosecutions in the district, including international and domestic terrorism, terrorist financing, violations of U.S. export control and sanctions laws, property theft. intellectual and proprietary information, money laundering, espionage, national cybersecurity. intrusions, tax and banking fraud. She also oversaw investigations focused on attempts by China and other countries to steal American technology and intellectual property from businesses and universities using cybernetic means and insiders.

Siegmann served as coordinator of the National Security and Counterterrorism Advisory Council for the District of Massachusetts and served on numerous other committees focusing on threat assessments and national security issues.

In 2021, she was named Top Woman of Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.

Siegmann began her career in 1997 as a prosecutor in the Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps, where she prosecuted numerous violent crimes (i.e. murder, rape, and child abuse) as well as cases of fraud and computer crimes. In the U.S. Attorney’s Office from September 2003 to February 2022, she led hundreds of national security offense investigations, leading to the disruption of numerous illegal supply networks designed to help foreign governments advance their capabilities military.

Siegmann has handled several high-profile cases, including: the extradition and successful prosecution of a Chinese businessman for illegally supplying hundreds of US-made pressure transducers (a critical component in the development of uranium military grade) to Iran’s nuclear weapons program using front companies located in China. and conspirators located in several countries; obtaining a guilty plea from a Chinese businessman for illegally supplying parts with applications in anti-submarine warfare to a banned end user on the Department of Commerce’s Entity List, after overcoming an extensive dispute over a motion to remove the border search of the businessman’s electronic devices; a plot led by a prolific Islamic State recruiter located in Syria to behead people in the United States, resulting in a 30-year sentence against the plot leader after trial; and the successful prosecution of three friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for obstructing the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings.

Additionally, together with the Deputy Head of Export Controls and Sanctions at the Department of Justice, Siegmann conducted a three-year investigation into SAP SE, a global software company headquartered in Germany, after making a voluntary self-disclosure that their software was illegally downloaded in Iran, resulting in a non-prosecution agreement due to the company’s self-disclosure, level of cooperation, and extensive remediation efforts.

Siegmann graduated magna cum laude from the University of Massachusetts Boston with a dual Bachelor of Arts, majoring in history and psychology in 1994. In 1997, she graduated magna cum laude receiving her Juris Doctor from the Faculty of law from the University of Suffolk.

Siegmann is a member of the Boston Bar Association and the Massachusetts Women’s Bar Association.

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