Adria Perez focuses her practice on representing both corporations and individuals in white collar criminal defense matters, government enforcement issues, as well as internal, criminal and SEC investigations. Her experience includes handling issues relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, False Claims Act (including government contracting, healthcare and tax matters), Civil Investigative Demands and export enforcement. Ms. Perez assists clients in responding to inquiries from and government investigations conducted by the DOJ, SEC, OCC and Office of Inspector General from a variety of federal agencies. She also counsels clients on developing and strengthening compliance programs and policies.
Ms. Perez was recognized as a 2011 “40 Under 40” Rising Leader by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. In 2016 and the four years immediately preceding, Super Lawyers magazine recognized Ms. Perez as a Georgia "Rising Star" in the area of White Collar Criminal Defense. In 2013 and 2014, she was listed as aGeorgia Trend "Legal Elite" in the area of Criminal Law.
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At Kilpatrick Townsend, Adria Perez is a partner and participates on the firm's Pro Bono Committee. She also co-leads the firm's Latin America Focus. Outside of Kilpatrick Townsend, Adria Perez has several leadership positions: Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Board of Directors, Member; Georgia Latino Law Foundation, Board of Directors, Member; ToolBank USA, Advisory Council, Member; and Hispanic National Bar Association, Latina Commission, Member (2015-2016).
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