Press Release

Morgan Lewis Adds Accomplished White Collar Lawyer to London Office

Monday, February 3, 2014

LONDON, February 3, 2014: Morgan Lewis today announced that Kevin Robinson, an accomplished white collar lawyer with more than 40 years of experience, has joined as a partner in the firm’s Litigation Practice, resident in London.

Mr. Robinson, who was most recently head of the Regulatory and Criminal Investigations Practice at UK law firm Irwin Mitchell LLP, specializes in advising a wide array of businesses, their stakeholders and managers in all aspects of investigation by front line regulators into commercial activity, and defends prosecutions which may arise from those investigations.

"Kevin is an invaluable addition to our Litigation Practice and further broadens our white collar defense capabilities to UK-based clients and those conducting business in the UK,” said Firm Chair, Francis M. Milone. “We are delighted to welcome such a talented and well-regarded lawyer with invaluable specialized criminal experience.”

“Our firm’s global Litigation Practice regularly advises clients on anti-corruption, anti-money laundering and ongoing compliance matters, many of which can have a criminal component. Kevin’s extensive experience in this area complements the abilities of our existing team, and further enhances the services we offer to our international corporate clients,” commented Jami Wintz McKeon, practice group leader of Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice.

“Kevin will play an integral role in advising and representing clients on FCA and UK Bribery Act compliance, particularly in light of the increasing regulatory enforcement structures in the UK,” said Peter Sharp, Partner in the firm’s Litigation Practice and Co-Managing Partner of the London Office. “His addition is part of the ongoing transformation of our London office to ensure that we are well positioned to serve the needs of our UK and international clients in a fast moving regulatory environment,” he added.