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DLA Piper LLP (US)
United States

Work Department

Litigation, Arbitration and Investigations; White Collar and Corporate Crime; Antitrust and Competition; Healthcare


Partner; Co-Chair, White Collar, Corporate Crime and Investigations Practice


Courtney Saleski is National Co-Chair of DLA’s White Collar Practice and an experienced trial and appellate lawyer.  Courtney focuses her practice on investigations, criminal and government-related litigation, government enforcement actions, and appeals. Courtney has successfully resolved internal and government investigations for clients and successfully represented companies and individuals in a wide range of criminal, civil, and enforcement matters at both the trial and appellate level.

Prior to joining DLA Piper, Courtney was a federal prosecutor. Earlier in her career, Courtney clerked for the Honorable William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States.


J.D., George Washington University Law School; B.S., University of Scranton

Lawyer Rankings

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

The white-collar, corporate crime and investigations department at DLA Piper LLP (US) handles high-profile DOJ and SEC investigations and enforcement matters across continents. The team is led by John Hillebrecht and Karl Buch, Philadelphia’s Courtney Saleski and Chicago’s Jonathan King. Hillebrecht is a veteran trial and appellate attorney, who is recommended for criminal and civil litigation and investigations. King specialises in white-collar crime, FCPA matters, compliance and internal investigations. The team saw a number of additions over 2021, including Naana Frimpong in Atlanta from King & Spalding LLP, and Austin Brown and Christian Ford in Washington DC from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and the DOJ, respectively. Matt Graves left to become the US Attorney for the District of Columbia. Named attorneys are based in New York unless otherwise stated.