Morgan Lewis

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Kelly A. Moore Joins White Collar Group at Morgan Lewis

  • date: 02/14/2006
  • news source: Firm

New York, February 14, 2006 — Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is pleased to announce that Kelly A. Moore, a former Assistant United States Attorney from the Eastern District of New York, has joined the firm as part of its Corporate Investigations and White Collar Group. Ms. Moore was Chief of the Violent Crimes and Terrorism Section and has been recognized by President George W. Bush for her contributions to the war on terrorism.

Ms. Moore brings her considerable experience with international law issues, including extradition, extraterritorial use of federal law, the USA Patriot Act and money laundering to one of the largest White Collar teams among national law firms. She has tried more than a dozen complex cases involving terrorist financing, racketeering and money laundering charges, and has made multiple appellate arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She has received numerous Department of Justice awards, including the Department's most prestigious award for trial work, and at the Department's request has trained other federal prosecutors on RICO, international law issues and complex investigations.

The arrival of Ms. Moore continues the firm’s expansion of its White Collar team that handles high-profile, high-stakes cases in every substantive area. The lawyers in this practice assist clients in criminal and enforcement investigations in a variety of substantive areas including matters involving allegations of securities fraud, health care fraud, tax fraud, environmental crime, violations of the False Claims and Foreign Corrupt Practices Acts, antitrust violations, fraud in connection with government contracts and compliance matters. The group also has extensive experience in conducting internal corporate investigations, including independent audit committee inquiries. The practice now has multiple White Collar partners in New York, Washington, San Francisco and Philadelphia, making it one of the largest and most geographically diverse in the country.

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