Ms. Roy is a 2006 graduate of Emory University and a 2011 graduate of University of Virginia Law School. After law school, she clerked for Judges Robert S. Ballou and Michael F. Urbanski of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia.
Ms. Roy focuses her practice on white collar defense, regulatory compliance and complex civil litigation. She conducts internal investigations and advises and defends companies and individuals facing criminal and civil investigation, and has participated in negotiations with the U.S. Department of Justice and federal regulatory authorities. Ms. Roy's practice includes counseling clients in Anti-Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy Act matters, as well as matters involving allegations of tax fraud, violations of the False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute, violations of the Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act, securities violations, and other fraud and regulatory offenses. Ms. Roy is a frequent contributor to Money Laundering Watch, Ballard Spahr's blog focused exclusively on money laundering issues.
While in law school, she served as an Auction Director of the Public Interest Law Association, and was an intern at the Public Integrity Section of the U.S. Department of Justice. Before entering law school, Ms. Roy was an elementary school teacher in Atlanta Public Schools with Teach for America.