Husch Blackwell welcomes Kevin P. McCart as a Partner in the Washington, D.C., office. McCart joins the firm’s White Collar Criminal Defense and Government Compliance, Investigations & Litigation groups.
McCart was formerly with AmLaw 100 firm Patton Boggs LLP (2008-2013), where he counseled domestic and international clients in white collar criminal defense matters including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, False Claims Act, Export Control investigations and related civil litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He conducted internal investigations and represented clients in investigations and enforcement actions by the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Labor, the Department of State and other state and federal entities.
McCart began his legal career serving seven years with the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps, initially as a prosecutor/administrative law attorney (2001-2003) and as Prosecutor/Chief of Operational Law (2003-2004). He then became a Brigade Judge Advocate, deploying to Afghanistan as the Brigade Legal Advisor for the 173rd Airborne Brigade during Operation Enduring Freedom (2005-2006). His last post was in the U.S. Army’s Litigation Division, where he represented the Army and Department of Defense in nationwide federal litigation concerning military personnel policies (2006-2008).
McCart received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law (2000) and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Dartmouth College (1997).
Husch Blackwell’s White Collar Criminal Defense attorneys advise and represent clients in internal investigations, regulatory enforcement investigations, grand jury investigations, proceedings by federal and state government agencies, and trials involving allegations of violations of federal and state antitrust laws, federal and state criminal and civil False Claims Acts, tax laws, environmental laws, as well as bank fraud and government contract fraud.