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Kirkland & Ellis LLP
300 NORTH LASALLE
CHICAGO, IL 60654
United States
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Position

Kim Nemirow is a partner in the Government & Internal Investigations Group in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. She has extensive experience advising multinational organizations and individuals in a wide variety of U.S. DOJ and SEC investigations, internal investigations, and compliance matters. Kim has led many investigations for private equity, pharmaceutical, medical device, technology and other clients into potential violations of the FCPA, securities laws, and various health care fraud statutes.

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.