Education

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

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

Nkechi Kanu

Counsel
nkanu@crowell.com
+1.202.624.2872

Nkechi A. Kanu is a counsel 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 False Claims Act investigations and litigation. Nkechi has significant experience assisting companies with complex internal investigations and represents clients in government investigations involving allegations of fraud. She also focuses on assisting clients with investigations relating to cybersecurity and information security compliance. Her complementary litigation practice involves defending companies in government-facing litigation arising under the FCA, resulting in the dismissal of qui tam complaints and successful settlements of FCA claims with DOJ. 

Nkechi has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star" in government contracts.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Nkechi was a junior associate at an AmLaw 50 firm in its Global Regulatory Enforcement group. 



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Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Virginia



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May 6, 2020 The National Law Journal Names Crowell & Moring to 2020 Pro Bono Hot List
January 2, 2020 Crowell & Moring Elects Eight New Partners and Promotes Seven to Senior Counsel and 26 to Counsel Positions
July 12, 2019 Crowell & Moring and ACLU Achieve Victory in Free Speech Case Challenging Gag Orders Imposed on Survivors of Police Abuse in Baltimore
February 22, 2019 Law360 Names Crowell & Moring's Government Contracts Group a "Practice Group of the Year" for the Ninth Consecutive Year
October 10, 2016 Crowell & Moring's Pro Bono Efforts in D.C. Honored by DC Appleseed Center for Law & Justice