Kyle Sheahen is a Partner in the Special Matters and Investigations practice in King & Spalding’s New York office. Kyle’s practice focuses on white collar criminal defense litigation, federal and state government investigations, corporate internal investigations, and advice concerning corporate compliance programs.
Kyle has represented corporations and individuals in a wide array of matters, including FCPA/anti-corruption, Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering, securities, false claims, taxation, and cybersecurity. He has advised clients in sectors such as banking, insurance brokerage, foreign exchange, energy, life sciences, and professional services.
Kyle has handled investigations involving a range of federal, state, and foreign authorities, including the Justice Department, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Senate, the New York State Department of Financial Services, and the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority. Kyle has also worked on the ground in jurisdictions in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia to serve his clients’ needs.
Kyle is a commentator and speaker on various white collar and compliance topics, including data privacy and security and cross-border investigations. He also serves on The American Lawyer’s Young Lawyer Editorial Board and the board of directors of CUE Art Foundation in New York City.
Kyle earned his law degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he was a managing editor for the UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs. Kyle also served as a law clerk for the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary in Washington, D.C. He received his undergraduate degree in history from Cornell University.
- J.D., University of California-Los Angeles
- B.A. History, Cornell University
- New York
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
- Board Member, CUE Art Foundation
- The American Lawyer’s Young Lawyer Editorial Board
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