Lori Sharpe Day serves as the Managing Partner of The Ashcroft Law Firm, where she advises Firm clients on corporate governance and general corporate matters, with particular emphasis on internal corporate controls and compliance.
Ms. Day is an expert in government investigations, corporate compliance and ethics, health care and corporate security. She has extensive experience designing, reviewing and implementing internal compliance programs for clients across a broad array of highly regulated industries. Ms. Day has provided legal advice related to and evaluated the effectiveness of numerous corporations’ policies and procedures; training and education programs; internal investigation protocols; third-party due diligence and auditing procedures; internal controls; record keeping and financial reporting as they relate to compliance with Federal anti-fraud, abuse and corruptions standards in the areas of anti-money laundering, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark Law, and the False Claims Act.
Ms. Day has served as the engagement team manager on many of the Firm’s engagements in which the Firm has served as an independent, third-party monitor. Such projects have involved such institutions as a leading global banking institution, global health care companies and a consumer service company. In addition, to these areas, Ms. Day represents a global not-for-profit organization with a presence in over 180 countries and offers Firm clients advice on compliance with Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) regulations.
Ms. Day formerly served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Legislative Counsel to U.S. Senator John Ashcroft. Her Senate accomplishments include working on historic legislation in the areas of telecommunications reform, financial services modernization and litigation reform.
Ms. Day served as an Advisor Attorney to General Ashcroft and Director of the Office of Intergovernmental and Public Liaison at the U.S. Department of Justice. While there, she played a key role in the Justice Department’s policy development, major legislative, regulatory, management, and appropriations initiatives. Most recently Ms. Day served as Vice President of Government Affairs at the Air Transport Association of America (now Airlines for America), where she directed the governmental relations strategies for most of America’s leading passenger and cargo airlines.
Ms. Day began her professional career as a bank examiner in the Banking Structure and Supervision Section of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Juris Doctor at the University of Oklahoma, and is licensed to practice law in Missouri, Tennessee, and Washington, D.C.