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Keith Krakaur

kkrakaur@skadden.com

Keith D Krakaur is head of Skadden’s European government enforcement and white-collar crime practice. With over 30 years of trial and appellate experience, he represents corporations, their board committees, directors, officers and employees in federal and state criminal and regulatory investigations and at trial. Mr Krakaur represents numerous institutions and individuals in global investigations relating to economic sanctions, corrupt practices, money laundering and tax fraud. He has also defended clients in matters involving allegations of accounting fraud, securities fraud, bank and insurance fraud, healthcare fraud, consumer fraud, customs fraud, public corruption and conflicts of interest. He assists boards of directors and management in conducting internal investigations, and often advises clients about preventive and remedial measures relating to compliance and internal controls. Prior to relocating to London in 2016, Mr Krakaur was based in Skadden’s New York office. One of the top government enforcement and white-collar crime lawyers in London and New York, he is recognised as a leading practitioner by Chambers UK (previously recognised in Band 1 of Chambers USA). Mr Krakaur also has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America; is listed in Who’s Who Legal: Business Crime Defence 2015, Euromoney’s White Collar Crime Expert Guide 2016 and Who’s Who Legal: Investigations for 2017 and 2016; and was selected by Benchmark Litigation as a 2016 Benchmark Litigation Star.