Christopher Plumlee

Christopher D. Plumlee

Phone:(479) 464.5660
Location: Rogers
Bar Admissions: Arkansas

Chris Plumlee specializes in corporate internal investigations and white collar criminal defense and leads an experienced team of attorneys within the Investigations and Corporate Compliance practice, undertaking complex investigations within the United States and throughout the world. As a former Assistant United States Attorney, where he served as Chief of the Criminal Division, Chris offers clients years of extensive experience in the defense of complex white collar litigation. He routinely represents clients in disputes with businesses, government and regulatory entities, including related litigation.


  • Represents multinational companies in internal investigations in more than fourteen (14) countries globally.
  • Represents clients in enforcement actions/internal investigations involving regulated areas including:
    • FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act)
    • OFAC (Office of Foreign Assets Control) Specially Designated Nationals List
    • Anti-Corruption/Compliance Efforts
    • Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
    • Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Controls
    • Government Subpoena Compliance – Grand Juries
  • Specialized experience managing:
    • Ethics-Based Investigations
    • Sexual Harassment Internal Investigations
    • Employee Misconduct/Fraud Investigations
    • Hospital/Health Care Organization Compliance Investigations
    • Financial Fraud & White Collar Investigations
    • Immigration Trafficking / Commercial Worksite Enforcement Cases


  • University of Arkansas School of Law J.D. 1996
  • University of Central Arkansas B.A., Business Administration 1993


  • Member, International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)
    • Member, White Collar Defense and Investigation Committee
  • Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI)
    • Member, DRI Government Enforcement & Corporate Compliance Committee
  • Member, Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • One of three candidates submitted to President Obama for consideration as United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas by U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor
  • Vice Chair, Mitchell Williams Litigation Practice Group
  • Member, First United Methodist Church, Bentonville, Arkansas