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.



Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star and National Practice Area Star for White Collar Crime, 2019–2021

Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business for Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, 2015–2019

The Best Lawyers in America© for Criminal Defense: White Collar, 2015–2019

The Legal 500 U.S. for White Collar Criminal Defense, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2019, 2020 and 2021

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


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1986New York
  • 1984District of Columbia


  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.1984

    Editor, Georgetown Law Journal

  • Cornell UniversityA.B.1981