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Brian P. Kelly


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Brian P. Kelly is counsel in the Washington, DC office of BuckleySandler LLP.  Mr. Kelly has a broad range of experience representing corporate and individual clients in litigation and enforcement matters, including criminal and complex civil litigation, internal investigations, government enforcement actions, domestic and foreign forfeiture proceedings, and appellate matters.  Those matters have involved civil and criminal RICO, mail and wire fraud, securities fraud, money laundering, gaming regulations, and SEC and DOJ investigations.  In 2009, Mr. Kelly assisted in the successful appeal in the United States Supreme Court barring further prosecution of a former Enron executive on double jeopardy grounds. Yeager v. United States, 129 S. Ct. 2360 (2009).

Prior to joining BuckleySandler, Mr. Kelly was an associate in the Government Enforcement Practice Group at Ropes & Gray.  Mr. Kelly received his J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School in 2007 (with honors).  He received a B.A. from Saint Louis University in 2004 (magna cum laude).

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Awards & Recognition

  • Super Lawyers 2014 Rising Star: Criminal Defense (White Collar), Business Litigation, Appellate