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Kirby D   Behre

Kirby D Behre

kbehre@milchev.com

Kirby Behre is a member of Miller & Chevalier’s litigation department. Throughout his 25 years of practice, Mr Behre has developed a depth of experience ranging from the corporate boardroom to the courtroom. He represents companies and individuals in complex business litigation, government and internal investigations, criminal prosecutions and regulatory matters worldwide. As a former federal prosecutor and an accomplished trial lawyer, Mr Behre has significant courtroom experience and has tried more than 50 cases before a jury. He is a nationally recognised authority on business crimes and co-authored Federal Sentencing for Business Crimes (LexisNexis) and Responding to Corporate Criminal Investigations (BNA). Mr Behre’s experience includes cases involving antitrust and cartel activity, bribery, fraud, public corruption, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), banking, securities and government contracts. He has been recognised as a leading white-collar criminal defence and government investigations lawyer by Chambers USA, where he was described as ‘sharp as a tack’, and ‘a standout lawyer and one of the go-to guys for white-collar matters’. Chambers also noted that Mr Behre impresses clients with his ‘talent and creativity’ and recommends him for his ‘creative solutions to tricky problems’ and his ‘absolute ferociousness toward defence litigation’. Mr Behre has argued appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the Second Circuit and the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.