Sean Anderson is a director based in Mexico City, who heads our Mexico City office and works closely with the Mintz Group’s Washington D.C. office. He works in our Latin American practice and has experience conducting complex litigation, integrity due diligence and asset tracing investigations. Sean also leads our cryptocurrency practice, where he has conducted investigations into thefts and hacks totaling in the hundreds of millions of dollars using blockchain forensics software.
Sean has conducted numerous investigations throughout Latin America, with a particular emphasis on the infrastructure, energy and financial services sectors. Recently, he undertook comprehensive pre-deal investigations into companies in Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico, which uncovered ties to organized crime, large-scale tax fraud and money-laundering. Sean has also led internal investigations into contract fraud and bribery at a large mining company and undisclosed conflicts of interest leading to multi-million dollar distressed loans at a multinational financial institution.
Sean also manages cryptocurrency-related investigations into complex fraud schemes, hacks and intellectual property theft, as well as conducting plaintiff backgrounds on behalf of clients involved in multi-million dollar class action securities lawsuits. He is a certified Chainalysis Investigation Specialist and is also certified in Ethereum investigations.
Sean has worked in Colombia on a Fulbright grant, lived in Spain, and travelled throughout Latin America. He is fluent in Spanish and proficient in French. Sean earned an M.A. in Political Science specializing in International Relations from McGill University and a B.A. in Spanish and Political Science from Luther College.
Authored Coming to Terms with Crypto
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