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Kirkland & Ellis LLP
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C., 20004
United States
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Position

Kirkland partner Henry DePippo spent six years with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where as Senior Trial Counsel, he was one of the lead prosecutors responsible for the investigation and successful prosecution of the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center. He also served as the Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division, responsible for authorizing prosecutions, advising law enforcement agencies and supervising prosecutors.

Henry concentrates his practice in the areas of white collar criminal defense, internal investigations and False Claims Act litigation. He has defended corporations and corporate executives in government investigations and other criminal and regulatory proceedings in connection with allegations of healthcare fraud, securities fraud, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and export control laws, and matters relating to antitrust, government contracts, public corruption and criminal environmental enforcement.

Education

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1984, Editor, Georgetown Law Journal; Cornell University, A.B., 1981.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Kirkland & Ellis LLP‘s group is led by veteran Washington DC- and Chicago-based white-collar lawyer Mark Filip, who represents corporates, financial institutions and individuals in the gamut of sensitive investigations and criminal prosecutions. Filip and Chicago-based Mark Schneider are representing Allergan in various state and federal government investigations, congressional inquiries and civil suits related to its sale and marketing of opioid painkillers. The duo are also representing Teva Pharmaceuticals together with Houston’s Brigham Cannon and New York’s Henry DePippo in related DOJ and SEC investigations into alleged FCPA violations; they secured a civil settlement with the latter and a deferred prosecution agreement with the former. In terms of individuals, Mark HolscherJeff Sinek and Michael Shipley (all in Los Angeles) successfully defended, as co-counsel with a team from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Eric Pulier against criminal proceedings initiated by the DOJ arising from fraud allegations relating to the sale of his company, ServiceMesh, to Computer Science Corporation; all charges were dropped. Other key team members include Chicago’s Asheesh Goel, Kim Nemirow and Elizabeth Hess and Washington DC’s Erica Williams. In 2018-2019, the team lost a number of individuals to the administration, including Robert Khuzami, Brian Benczkowski, John Lausch, and also William Barr, who was confirmed as US Attorney General in February 2019.