Kelly D. Newsome is a Managing Associate in the White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance group. 

Kelly advises individuals and corporations in white collar criminal, regulatory, and compliance matters, including alleged violations of federal securities laws, anti-money laundering regulations, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).  Her global practice has included investigations and matters in Africa, Asia, Europe, South America, and the United States.  She has also represented public and private institutions in various complex commercial and securities litigation matters, including class actions, shareholder derivative and merger-related litigations, breach of contract disputes, and business valuation proceedings.  

Kelly remains actively involved in international development, and works with organizations globally in the areas of extractive industry transparency, illegal detention, and transitional justice. 

Prior to joining Orrick, Kelly was an Associate at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, and prior to law school, Kelly was a fundraising and management consultant for faith-based and nonprofit organizations.