Henry J. DePippo - Partner

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Henry J. DePippo

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New York
Phone: +1 212-446-4780
Fax: +1 212-446-4900
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Professional Profile

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.


Representative Matters

Represented international professional services firm in connection with allegations of bribery, fraud and corruption involving World Bank projects in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Europe.

Represented Boards of Directors and Board Special Committees in matters involving allegations of fraud, including involving high level executives.

Represented international financial company in internal investigation into allegations of accounting irregularities and potential FCPA and tax violations.

Represented large multinational corporation in internal investigation into possible Office of Foreign Asset Control and export restriction violations.

Represented investment firms, hedge funds and executives in connection with SEC and DOJ investigations involving allegations of insider trading, market timing and other securities laws violations.

Represented global securities firm in connection with former employee theft of trade secrets.

Represented pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies and other healthcare institutions, providers, and executives in healthcare fraud investigations conducted by federal and state enforcement agencies involving allegations of off-label promotion, improper sales and marketing practices, pricing issues, and alleged violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute and False Claims Act.


Other Distinctions

Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business for Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, 2015

The Best Lawyers in America for Criminal Defense: White Collar, 2015

The Legal 500 U.S. for White Collar Criminal Defense, 2010, 2011, 2013, and 2014, 2015

New York Super Lawyers, 2011 and 2012

Attorney General’s Award for Exceptional Service, 1994

Special Commendation for Outstanding Service by the Director of the Executive Office for United States Attorneys, 1991


Prior Experience

Partner
Nixon Peabody LLP
1996-2009

Counsel
Nixon Peabody LLP
1994-1996

Senior Trial Counsel
Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York
1993-1994

Deputy Chief, Criminal Division
Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York
1992-1993

Assistant U.S. Attorney
Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York
1988-1994

Associate
Howrey & Simon
1984-1988

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