Juan M. Masini


Principal


Masini Global Group


JUAN M. MASINI is a lawyer specializing in international matters assisting

Multi-national companies and businessmen on judicial matters and at times is consulted by the governments of several countries regarding legislation and governmental development, reform, and training. Mr. Masini counsels international companies and financial institutions on developing legal compliance, litigation strategies, and corporate matters as well as on suspicious activity and anti-money laundering protocols and is constantly sought to provide training and speak at international forums regarding judicial and anti-money laundering matters. Mr. Masini is a former U.S. Federal Prosecutor serving for over 14 years for the United States Department of Justice (DOJ).

From 2011-2013 he was the Department of Justice’s Operations Attaché at the U.S. Embassy Mexico City where he assisted in developing criminal investigations in the areas of corruption, narcotics, money laundering, and firearms for the DEA, HSI, IRS, FBI and other law enforcement agencies at the Mission and the Government of Mexico and their Sensitive Investigative Unit. He also Co-Chaired the Embassy Money Laundering Working Group and the U.S. – Mexico Bi-Lateral Illicit Finance Working Group. Due to his duties he was constantly interfacing with Government of Mexico officials. Mr. Masini coursed engineering studies at Purdue University where he played intercollegiate football and graduated from The Florida State University with a Bachelor’s of Science and Marketing Degree. Subsequently Mr. Masini obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Puerto Rico and an L.L.M. in Labor and Criminal Law from the University of San Diego School of Law in San Diego, California.

From 2003-2011 Mr. Masini was an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) for the Eastern District of Louisiana in New Orleans, Louisiana where he prosecuted criminal cases involving narcotics trafficking, fraud/white collar crimes, violent crimes, civil rights violations, trafficking in persons, corruption, money laundering, and handled the investigation and cooperation of international matters. He also represented the United States on appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals. Prior to his duties in New Orleans, Mr. Masini was Assistant Counsel at the Executive Office for U.S. Attorney and Counsel to the U.S. Attorney General’s Advisory Committee in Washington D.C. Mr. Masini has served as the DOJ’s Resident Legal Advisor at the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa Honduras and as Intermittent Legal Advisor at the U.S. Embassies in Bogotá, Colombia, Bangkok, Thailand and Mexico City, Mexico. Mr. Masini began his career with the Department of Justice as an AUSA for the Southern District of California in San Diego, California.

Mr. Masini began his professional law career as a United States Naval Officer in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps serving on active duty. He also served with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Due to his background and expertise Mr. Masini has created a specialty in international matters and foreign relations. So in addition to his duties overseas, he has been sought and invited to lecture at numerous international forums. He has also assisted several countries in restructuring government agencies and drafting and implementing new legislation; coordinated a variety of international diplomacy, investigations, and prosecution matters; and has advised private sector businesses in compliance, negotiations, corporate strategy and legal matters.