Venus Springs is a highly regarded corporate attorney and compliance consultant with three decades of diverse legal expertise. Fluent in both English and Spanish, Venus leverages prior in-house, law firm, and government experience advising global enterprises on complex regulatory, transactional, and litigation matters.
Venus has represented public and private companies in SEC compliance, anti-money laundering procedures, financial disputes, contract negotiations, and pro bono constitutional matters.
She helps clients establish risk controls through tailored compliance programs saving significant overhead expenses. Venus also provides general counsel services for emerging companies and startups seeking seasoned legal guidance.
Venus gained valuable insight serving as Global Finance Associate for Cadwalader’s Latin America practice and Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager of legal services at GMAC.
Venus spent six integral years as National Bank Examiner and Compliance Manager for the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, regulating risk and fraud at major institutions like Wachovia and Barclays. This federal financial regulatory experience gave Venus an insider’s view into bank operations, compliance vulnerabilities, and regulatory priorities – expertise she leverages advising clients today.
Venus earned her Juris Doctorate from Duke University School of Law, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She holds dual admittance to practice in New York and North Carolina.
These days, Venus stays actively engaged with the New York legal community through conference speaking, publishing for industry periodicals, and membership with prominent attorney networks. She is deeply appreciated by the public for her pro bono work focused on civil rights and human welfare concerns.