Joseph Spiegler, JD
Joseph Spiegler, JD is an accomplished Chief Compliance Officer with deep international experience and a 20-year track record of success on behalf of high-tech, HealthCare, and life sciences companies. Mr. Spiegler’s broad range of services includes creating strategy and brand for compliance organizations; conducting risk assessments; scaling compliance programs, policies and procedures; developing Business school style workshop live training and building online training modules; and handling internal investigations.
For a good portion of Mr. Spiegler’s career he served as Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer for five years at a Fortune 500 Bioscience and Medical Device company, Baxter International Inc. based in Deerfield, Illinois. During Joe’s tenure, at Baxter, he helped obtain declinations in each of four DOJ investigations, including a rare written declination, citing the strength of the company’s compliance and investigation program, following an intensive multi-year investigation into alleged FCPA violations. Joe had enterprise-wide responsibility for all aspects of the compliance program, including anti-corruption, antitrust, EHS and privacy. Joe also served two assignments based in Shanghai, China to enhance Baxter’s compliance program in China and the Asia Pacific region.
Prior to his corporate positions, Joe was a litigation partner of both Winston & Strawn and Much Shelist in Chicago, Illinois. His practice concentrated on representing boards, companies and executives in internal corporate investigations, white-collar defense and complex commercial and criminal litigation. Joe received his B.A. from New York University and his J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School.