Kiprian Mendrygal is a partner in the Dallas office of Locke Lord LLP. His practice is focused on white collar investigations and defense.
Kip’s practice focuses on representing public companies, private entities, financial institutions, corporate executives, and high-profile individuals in connection with a variety of confidential and highly-sensitive civil, criminal, and regulatory investigations, including those with allegations of counterfeiting, money laundering, bank fraud, securities fraud, antitrust violations, breaches of fiduciary duty, conflicts of interest, insider trading, violations of state and federal Anti-Kickback statutes, off-label marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical devices, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, perjury, bribery, misappropriation of public funds, and wire/mail fraud.
In his white collar defense experience, he has worked with most major state and federal law enforcement, investigative, and regulatory agencies, including the Texas Attorney General, the IRS, the FBI, the DEA, the FDA, ICE, the FDIC, FINRA, the Texas Rangers, the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the Texas Department of Health, the Department of Health and Human Services, the United States Secret Service, and the SEC.
Kip has also conducted (and has represented witnesses, subjects, and targets in connection with) internal investigations involving a wide array of allegations involving an element of financial fraud, including tax fraud, bankruptcy fraud, wire/mail fraud, theft of company funds, public corruption, bribery, bank fraud, insider trading, and securities violations. He also has experience handling criminal cases through indictment and trial in state and federal courts.
A significant portion of his practice involves working with financial institutions and bank executives in connection with white collar defense matters, internal investigations, and regulatory inquiries by various bank regulators, including the FDIC.
Professional History :
- Partner, Locke Lord LLP
- Associate, Fish & Richardson P.C. (2003 – 2010)
- J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law, 2003
- M.S., Molecular and Cell Biology, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2000
- B.S., Molecular and Cell Biology, The University of Texas at Dallas, 1997
Admissions : Texas
Admitted To Practice :
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
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