Michael P. Kelly


Hogan Lovells U.S. LLP

Michael P. Kelly is a partner at the law firm of Hogan Lovells U.S. LLP and defends companies and individuals who find themselves in criminal investigations, criminal cases, or complex civil actions. In doing so, Mr. Kelly helps clients with the most serious matters they face.

He has successfully defended companies and individuals facing criminal cases and investigations brought by the United States Department of Justice. He has successfully helped boards of directors and corporations respond to allegations of potentially illegal conduct, including through extensive, thorough, and swift internal investigations. Mr. Kelly has represented clients both domestically and internationally.

In defending clients in criminal cases, Mr. Kelly has helped them resolve issues involving a wide range of U.S. criminal law, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), money laundering, conspiracy, tax fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, sanctions, healthcare fraud, and theft. He has conducted investigations in numerous countries, including in the United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland, and Brazil.

Martindale-Hubbell has awarded Mr. Kelly with its highest rating in White Collar Crime, Criminal Law, and Litigation. Mr. Kelly writes frequently on issues of criminal law. His articles have appeared in Corporate CounselBloomberg BNAEuropean Lawyer, and International Law Office. Mr. Kelly also has extensive experience in complex civil cases, including class actions, involving a large variety of civil claims. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Kelly served as a law clerk to U.S. District Judge Ewing Werlein, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.