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David S. Krakoff

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David Krakoff has established himself over the last 30 years as one of the nation’s leading trial lawyers and counselors for high-stakes criminal and complex civil litigation. Resident in Buckley LLP’s Washington, D.C., office, Mr. Krakoff represents corporations and executives in all aspects of criminal, civil, and parallel enforcement matters with strategic advice, investigation, and advocacy before government agencies and trials.

Mr. Krakoff’s clients are investigated and prosecuted by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Treasury Department, and other domestic and foreign enforcement agencies. They face prosecution for potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and the laws regulating securities enforcement, accounting fraud, public corruption, antitrust, tax health care, export control, False Claims Act, trade secrets, and the environment. In addition, his clients are often involved in significant shareholder class action litigation. Mr. Krakoff has had primary trial responsibility in more than 50 cases.

In addition to his experience in private practice, Mr. Krakoff served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia for 10 years.


Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Columbia


J.D., Antioch School of Law; A.B., Dartmouth College