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  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A. legal studies (2009)
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. (2014)


  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

Nkechi Kanu

 Associate Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2872
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Nkechi A. Kanu is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Crowell & Moring, where she is a member of the firm’s Government Contracts Group.

Nkechi’s practice focuses on government and internal investigations involving various regulatory matters, suspension and debarment proceedings, and False Claims Act litigation. In addition, she provides affirmative and defensive claims counseling to clients in connection with complex government contracts. Her practice also includes conducting compliance reviews, counseling on regulatory and compliance matters, and performing government contracts due diligence.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Nkechi was a junior associate at an AmLaw 50 firm in its Global Regulatory Enforcement group. Nkechi received her B.A. in legal studies from the University of California, Berkeley in 2009 and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2014.


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Virginia

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