Lamiya Shabbir joined Gryphon in March 2021 as a senior associate on the due diligence team, where she specializes in anti-money laundering (AML) investigations on public entities, high-profile individuals, and politically exposed persons (PEPs) in high-risk and other monitored jurisdictions. Prior to joining Gryphon, Lamiya was at Vcheck Global LLC, where she conducted complex federal, state, and county-level investigations on high-profile individuals and entities for a variety of industries, including commercial real estate, private equity, hedge funds, and investment banking. Lamiya is an investigative veteran and an authority on eliminating financial risk and identifying potential deficits.
Lamiya has also garnered significant experience managing Chapter 11 Bankruptcy case dockets at Kurtzman Carson Consultant, as well as expertly supervising complex accounts for Emirates Airline during her tenure in the Aviation Industry.
Lamiya earned her B.A. in Political Science from Loyola Marymount University (LMU). During her time at LMU, she received acclaim as a senior writer at Asia Media International and continues to contribute by assisting current students and publication leadership.
Areas of Expertise: Anti-bribery and Corruption Compliance; Know your Customer and Anti-Money Laundering Due Diligence; Financial Crime Compliance; Third Party Vendor Screening; Pre-transactional Due Diligence; Fluent in Urdu; Reading and Writing in Arabic