Arun G. Rao
Executive Vice President, Investigative Group International, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., University of Virginia; J.D., New York University
ArunG. Rao is the Executive Vice President of Investigative Group International (IGI), where he directs due diligence and corporate internal investigations, advises clients on crisis...Continue Reading
ArunG. Rao is the Executive Vice President of Investigative Group International (IGI), where he directs due diligence and corporate internal investigations, advises clients on crisis and risk management, handles white-collar matters, and leads business development initiatives. Prior to joining IGI, Professor Rao was the Chief of the Southern Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland, located in Greenbelt, Maryland. He joined the U.S. Department of Justice in 2007, as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Tennessee (Memphis). He also served as a Deputy Associate Counsel in the Office of the White House Counsel from 2012 to 2013, where he vetted President Barack Obama's executive branch nominees (including candidates for the Cabinet and other Senate-confirmed positions). Before joining the U.S. Department of Justice, he was an Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney's Office and an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York, New York. Professor Rao graduated with high honors from the University of Virginia in 1998. He received his J.D. in 2001 from New York University School of Law, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board. He clerked for the Honorable Julia Smith Gibbons of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.