A former federal prosecutor, Kelly A. Moore represents clients in a wide variety of white-collar criminal matters, including securities fraud, money laundering, healthcare fraud, and violations of antitrust laws, the False Claims Act (FCA), and the anti-bribery and books and records provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). With experience trying more than 20 cases before US federal juries, Kelly concentrates her practice on white collar criminal defense, regulatory enforcement matters, and related civil litigation.
Kelly represents corporate and individual clients before the US Department of Justice (DOJ), various US Attorney’s Offices, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the New York Attorney General’s Office, and other state and federal agencies.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Kelly served for 11 years as a federal prosecutor in the Eastern District of New York. As the chief of the Violent Crimes and Terrorism Section, she led the team of prosecutors who investigated and prosecuted the district’s terrorism and terrorist financing cases in the wake of September 11, as well as Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) prosecutions of nontraditional organized crime groups.
As a federal prosecutor, Kelly received the Attorney General’s John Marshall Award for Trial of Litigation in 2005 and the Director’s Award for Superior Performance by an Assistant US Attorney in 1997 and again in 2003.
Kelly frequently lectures on federal prosecutions, internal investigations, the FCPA, and corporate compliance programs.
Recognized, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, New York, NY, The Best Lawyers in America (2022, 2023)
Recommended, Dispute resolution: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense, The Legal 500 US (2018)
Ranked, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, New York, Chambers USA (2017–2022)
Attorney General's John Marshall Award for Trial of Litigation (2005)
Director’s Award, US Department of Justice (1997, 2003)