Kevin helps clients with white collar defense, government and internal investigations, regulatory enforcement, and compliance and sanctions issues. His matters frequently involve national security, economic sanctions and Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) regulations, export and trade controls such as the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”), and national security issues such as those arising under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (“FARA”).

He also advises clients on other white collar issues relating to financial crime, anti-money laundering (“AML”), anti-bribery / anti-corruption and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”), and government contracting fraud.

Kevin regularly provides compliance guidance to financial institutions and other clients related to closely scrutinized sectors such as the oil and gas industry, cannabis / marijuana industry, and fintech providers. He also assists clients with analyzing potential reporting obligations under the Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”).

With a broad range of practical experience in the arena, Kevin is also well-versed in electronic discovery and the collection, management, and production of electronically-stored information (“ESI”). He regularly counsels clients on issues arising from the use and production of ESI, whether when conducting internal investigations, responding to government subpoenas, or managing discovery in litigation.

Prior to beginning his legal career, Kevin served for almost six years as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army. Kevin dedicates his pro bono efforts to providing legal services for veterans and service members, and is a co-chair of the firm’s veteran’s pro bono committee as well as the veteran’s diversity & inclusion subcommittee.


  • Secured a Cautionary Letter from OFAC relating to a financial institution client’s voluntary disclosure of apparent violations of the Russia/Ukraine sanctions arising from transactions related to blocked Russian banks.
  • Conducted internal investigation for global manufacturing company related to potential violations of the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) in connection with the Entity List maintained by the Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
  • Advised numerous clients on the impacts of economic sanctions and export controls imposed on Russia following its invasion of Ukraine.
  • Represented military housing provider in civil and criminal False Claims Act (“FCA”) investigation involving allegations of fraud related to requests for incentive fee payments tied to military base housing contracts with the government.
  • Coordinated internal investigation and subpoena response for international consulting firm responding to multi-prong government investigation into Russian interference in 2016 elections and related Foreign Agents Registration Act (“FARA”) registration issues.
  • Represented specialty vehicle manufacturer in DOJ investigation into potential FCPA violations arising from international sales contracts with a foreign government’s Ministry of Defense.
  • Conducted internal investigation for county school board to facilitate board’s response to government investigation into qui tam relator’s allegations of bid-rigging and kickbacks relating to school contractors.
  • Counseled South African mining company on OFAC sanctions and risk exposure.


Honors & Recognitions

  • Recipient of Lawyers Serving Warriors® Excellence Award, National Veterans Legal Services Program, 2019



  • Member, American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section
  • Member, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)


Events & Speaking Engagements

  • October 24, 2023
    Corporate Transparency Act’s Impact on Real Estate: Reporting Companies; Exemptions; Beneficial Ownership Reporting, Strafford
  • October 12, 2023
    Corporate Transparency Act, Society for Corporate Governance (Private Companies Committee and Corporate Practices Committee)
  • April 26, 2023
  • December 17, 2020
  • December 3, 2019
    “Wrapping Up 2019: A Busy Year of FinCEN Guidance and OFAC Sanctions Changes,” BSA Coalition Webinar
  • November 15, 2017
    “Trends and Tricks in E-Discovery,” 2017 AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services Conference, Las Vegas, NV
  • November 2, 2017
    “Using the Right E-Discovery Firm, Data Analytics, and Data Mining in Litigation,” 2017 TSCPA Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services Conference, Houston, TX
  • August 10, 2017
    “Data Analytics, E-Discovery Tips, and Tools for Forensic Accountants,” 2017 KyCPA Forensic Accounting and Litigation Conference, Louisville, KY
  • January 6, 2017
    “Best Practices in E-Discovery,” American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division



JD, University of Miami School of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2009

BA, Davidson College, cum laude, 1998


District of Columbia


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