Sally YatesPartner, Special Matters and Government Investigations at King & Spalding
Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates is a partner in King & Spalding’s Special Matters & Government Investigations practice and leads the firm's Crisis Management practice. Sally’s deep experience, leadership and wide-ranging background provide clients with seasoned judgment in difficult times. Her practice focuses on counseling clients in complex and sensitive matters, including government enforcement and regulatory matters, congressional investigations, compliance, corporate governance and crisis management. Drawing upon her nearly three decades at the Department of Justice, she specializes in internal and independent investigations for public and private organizations and boards.Sally is consistently ranked Band One by Chambers USA. "Sally is revered for her work in the government, and her reputations precedes her. Sally wins praise from all corners of the market for her impressive white-collar criminal defense practice. She draws on her experience as Deputy Attorney General in her skilled handling of high-stakes investigations brought by government bodies."As the second-highest ranking official at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and as Acting Attorney General, Sally was responsible for all of DOJ’s 113,000 employees including all prosecutorial, litigating, and national security components. An accomplished trial lawyer and Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, Sally has tried numerous high-profile cases.
Crisis Management Best Practices and Preparations, 2:50pmView Session