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Mr. Amit Patel

Senior General Counsel

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Amit Patel, AWI-CH is Senior Counsel and the Principal Ethics & Compliance Officer at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU APL). Amit leads and oversees the ethics and compliance program ensuring a coordinated approach to ethics and compliance across the Lab. Amit has a wide range of employment and compliance experience providing counseling, investigatory, and strategic planning advice in support of legal, HR, and corporate goals and objectives. Previously, Amit led and oversaw a Laboratory-wide effort to enhance and implement ADA and EEO programs including investigations related to sexual harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. Amit is a licensed attorney, mediator, a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP), a Certified Leadership Professional in Ethics & Compliance (LPEC), and Association of Workplace Investigators Certificate Holder (AWI-CH). He was most recently awarded a 2019 Top Corporate Counsel by DCA Live, which recognizes some of the D.C. region’s top in-house attorneys.