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Kirkland & Ellis LLP
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C., 20004
United States
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Erica Williams is a partner in the Government, Regulatory & Investigations Group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Erica focuses her practice on internal investigations and defense of companies and individuals accused by the government of involvement in securities law violations, white collar crime and other major business litigation disputes and crises.

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United States > Dispute resolution > Financial services litigation

Based primarily in the firm’s Chicago office, Kirkland & Ellis LLP‘s financial services team specializes in representing clients in investigations and enforcement actions brought by the SEC, FINRA, the CFPB and other regulators. Moreover, the practice group also benefits from the firm’s expertise in M&A and shareholder derivative litigation, and its deep knowledge of the regulatory challenges facing fintech clients. Zachary Brez, based in New York, advises companies and individuals on issues relating to complex financial products, FCPA matters, anti-money laundering and economic sanctions. Chicago-based commercial litigator Gabor Balassa has expertise in claims involving accounting malpractice, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty. In DC, Erica Williams focuses on SEC and DOJ investigations, drawing upon her experience as the former deputy chief of staff at the SEC.