Education

Boston University School of Law
JD, 2014, cum laude

Editor, Review of Banking & Financial Law

Northeastern University
BS, 2011, magna cum laude

Admissions

Massachusetts

Clerkship

Massachusetts Appeals Court

Kristen L. Dooley

Associate

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Kristen Dooley is an Associate in the Firm’s litigation department. Her practice focuses primarily on representation of individuals and corporations in government and internal investigations, and on providing compliance advice to companies.

Prior to joining the firm in 2015, Ms. Dooley clerked for the Honorable Joseph Grasso Jr. at the Massachusetts Appeals Court. While in law school, she also interned in the Appeals Unit of the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office where she wrote appellate briefs, responded to motions, and argued before the Massachusetts Appeals Court on behalf of the Commonwealth.

Kristen has been named a Massachusetts Rising Star. 

Practice Focus

Government Enforcement & Compliance: representation of companies and individuals in government and internal investigations involving healthcare fraud, securities fraud and other civil and criminal litigation, and advise clients regarding compliance measures in areas including healthcare fraud and FCPA violations.

Representative Engagements

  • Represent global biopharmaceutical company in civil False Claims Act investigation and related qui tam action.
  • Represent major pharmaceutical companies in large, multi-year federal investigations involving sales and marketing practices
  • Assist major pharmaceutical companies in internal investigations regarding commercial business practices.
  • Represent individuals in Department of Justice investigations involving healthcare fraud and commercial business practices.
  • Represent senior executives in Securities and Exchange Commission investigations.
  • Counsel international pharmaceutical and medical device companies on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations and their potential impact on corporate transactions. 

Publications & Presentations

“The Libor Scandal,” author, 32 Rev. of Banking & Fin. L. 2 (2012).

Professional and Community Involvement

Ms. Dooley is a member of the Boston Bar Association. She participates in the Citizen Schools program, leading legal apprenticeship sessions with local middle school students. She also participates in the firm’s legal clinic for the homeless program through Lawyers Clearinghouse.  

 

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