Kimberly Parker

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

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Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest 1875
Washington 20006 DC US

Kimberly A. Parker’s practice focuses on white-collar criminal matters, internal corporate investigations, and compliance counseling. Ms. Parker co-leads the firm’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Anti-Corruption Practice. Ms. Parker is also co-chair of the firm’s Pro Bono and Community Service Committee.

Ms. Parker represents clients in a range of criminal and enforcement matters and also provides compliance and governance advice. She has conducted internal investigations in the United States, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Latin America. She has represented companies and individuals in a variety of FCPA enforcement matters.

She also regularly counsels clients facing difficult FCPA issues in a variety of business contexts, and assists clients in developing and implementing FCPA compliance programs and conducting FCPA training. She is a regular speaker at FCPA events.

Ms. Parker is a co-author, with Roger Witten and Jay Holtmeier of the firm’s New York office, of the leading treatise in the field, Complying with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (Matthew Bender, 8th ed. 2013).

Experience :

  • Ms. Parker represented a client in a multi-year FCPA investigation involving seven projects in China. The investigation was closed in 2014 with no enforcement action.
  • Ms. Parker represented Armor Holdings, now a subsidiary of BAE Systems, Inc., in its July 2011 FCPA settlement with the DOJ and SEC relating to the actions of a former employee of the company who later went on to become the informant in the DOJ’s 22-defendant FCPA sting case.
  • Ms. Parker represented oil driller Helmerich & Payne in its July 2009 settlement with the DOJ and the SEC of FCPA matters involving payments to customs officials in Argentina and Venezuela.
  • Ms. Parker represented The Purdue Frederick Company in its May 2007 settlement of federal criminal charges related to its pain drug, OxyContin.
  • Ms. Parker represented the Titan Corporation in its March 2005 settlement with the Department of Justice and the SEC regarding charges that it violated the FCPA in connection with payments to the President of the Republic of Benin.
  • Ms. Parker has represented companies and individuals in numerous FCPA enforcement matters before the Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission.


  • JD, Harvard Law School, 1996
  • AB, Princeton University, 1992

ADMISSIONS : District of Columbia, New York.

CLERKSHIPS : The Hon. Alfred T. Goodwin, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1996 – 1997.


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