Brian T. Kelly, J.D.

Organized Crime, Public Corruption & Racketeering

Brian T. Kelly, Power Talks Speakers BureauAttorney Brian Kelly is a nationally recognized former federal prosecutor who has prosecuted numerous federal cases including, most notably, U.S. v. James “Whitey” Bolger. He is an expert who speaks to the issues of white collar crime, health care fraud, insider trading and regulatory compliance.

In his speeches, he provides individuals and corporations with a big-picture perspective and his strategies for staying ahead of risk in a complex regulatory environment. He also provides an objective assessment of the severity of possible violations and the likely response from government investigators and prosecutors, helping plan how to mitigate exposure and damage to reputations and business.

As a federal prosecutor, he handled some of the most sensitive and complex government investigations including RICO violations, public corruption, bank fraud, money laundering, mail and wire fraud, labor racketeering, union corruption and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations. He has also provided strategies and leadership in major extortion and homicide investigations, as well as high profile cases involving official misconduct, embezzlement, obstruction of justice, perjury, insider trading and procurement fraud.

Brian has appeared before the First and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. His seasoned judgment and strategic counsel is based on decades of deep experience in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in both Boston and San Diego.

When he left the Federal Prosecutors Office, Brian joined as a Partner at the Boston law firm of Nixon Peabody where he has successfully represented clients in cases involving products liability claims, insurance disputes, maritime trials and bankruptcy proceedings.

FEE RANGE: 25-30k

Travels from Boston, Massachusetts


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