Kirby D. Behre

Kirby Behre is a partner in the Litigation practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Over the course of his career, Mr. Behre has developed a wide range of experience, from the corporate boardroom to the courtroom. He represents companies and individuals in government investigations, criminal prosecutions, and regulatory matters nationwide, and also in complex civil business litigation. Mr. Behre is a former federal prosecutor and an accomplished trial lawyer who has tried more than 50 cases before a jury. A nationally-recognized authority on business crimes, he has co-authored Federal Sentencing for Business Crimes (Lexis-Nexis), as well as Responding to Corporate Criminal Investigations (BNA).

Mr. Behre’s experience includes cases involving antitrust and cartel activity; the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; banking; securities; and government contracts. He has been recognized as a leading white collar criminal defense and government investigations lawyer by Chambers USA: American’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Chambers describes Mr. Behre as “sharp as a tack,” “a standout lawyer and one of the go-to guys for white-collar matters.” Chambers also noted that Mr. Behre impresses client with his “talent and creativity” and recommends him for his “creative solutions to tricky problems.” Chambers also has noted his "absolute ferociousness toward defense 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.

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Areas of Practice 1) Cartel - Government Investigations & Litigation, 2) White Collar & Internal Investigations, 3) FCPA & International Anti-Corruption, 4) Anti-Money Laundering, 5) Internal Investigations, 6) Complex Litigation, 7) Government Contracts Litigation and 8) False Claims Act Litigation
Law School Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.,1985)
Education George Washington University (B.A.,1982)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association
Most recent firm Miller & Chevalier Chartered
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/kirby-behre-35a03310
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