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Hilary Holt LoCicero

Washington, D.C.

Hilary Holt LoCicero

Hilary LoCicero combines her lengthy experience conducting government and internal investigations with a deep understanding of her clients' business and legal needs.

She helps companies and individuals working in healthcare and other regulated industries to navigate the increasingly complex legal and regulatory worlds. This involves both spotting issues before they become problems and addressing those that have already arisen and helping to resolve them favorably.

Hilary regularly counsels healthcare clients in connection with fraud and false statement matters, related criminal and civil False Claims Act matters, complex civil litigation involving allegations of healthcare fraud, and actions before state agencies that regulate healthcare.

Hilary likewise has represented numerous clients in connection with investigations, negotiations, and dispositions in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and sanctions matters. Her experience in this area extends to compliance issues such as due diligence in connection with business transactions, ongoing ethics and compliance counseling, and assistance with post-resolution compliance.

She also handles matters involving government contracting fraud, tax fraud, accounting fraud, election fraud, campaign finance matters, conspiracy, professional misconduct, suspension and debarment, and criminal and civil forfeiture.

Prior to entering private practice, she clerked for Judge Mary Milloy of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas and Judge Lynn Bush of the United States Court of Federal Claims.

Representative experience

Was a key member of the trial team that successfully defended a prominent lawyer acquitted of conspiracy and tax evasion charges.

Represented a chief executive officer of a government contracting company charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States and tax fraud.

Represented a former chief executive officer of a Wall Street investment company in connection with investigations and litigation by the SEC.

Represented a company charged with violation of the FCPA and conspiracy to violate the FCPA.

Represented a government contractor facing allegations of violations of the sanctions laws and federal acquisition regulations.

Represented the general counsel of an international corporation in connection with allegations of violations of the FCPA and sanctions laws.

Represented a federal appointee in connection with a high profile professional misconduct proceeding.

Represented a procurement officer faced with allegations of government contracting fraud and civil and criminal false claims.

Education and admissions


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Tulane University Law School, 2003
  • B.A., cum laude, Tulane University, 2000

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • Texas
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