Kendall Dacey focuses her practice on civil litigation, white collar criminal defense, and government and internal investigations. She represents clients in matters involving misconduct claims. She also conducts investigations addressing allegations of health care fraud and improper marketing of pharmaceutical products. Kendall maintains an active pro bono practice representing clients in criminal defense and immigration proceedings.
Prior to joining the firm, Kendall interned for Judge Kermit Lipez, in Portland, Maine, and Judge Juan Torrella, in Boston, Massachusetts, both of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. A former All-American Swimmer at Amherst College, Kendall remains actively involved in the swimming community and sits on the USA Swimming National Board of Review.
- Represents religious institution investigating and resolving allegations of historical misconduct.
- Advises board of private school regarding allegations of faculty misconduct.
- Conducted investigations into investment management firms’ allegations of workplace harassment.
- Represents pharmaceutical manufacturer under criminal investigation relating to sales and marketing practices; relationships with health care providers, pharmacies, and distributors/wholesalers; and other issues.
- Conducted internal investigation for medical device company related to health care provider kickback allegations.
- Advises hedge fund regarding potential whistleblower allegations of fraud and violations of U.S. securities laws.
- Advised large, publicly traded company in multi-year SEC investigation involving allegations of misleading public statements and accounting fraud; successfully secured termination of the matter without action.
- Represented footwear and apparel company in commercial licensing dispute; resolved in settlement after motion to dismiss briefing.
- Successfully represented a criminal defendant against federal charges related to the distribution and trafficking of controlled substances; secured a sentence below the mandatory minimum.
- Represents asylum seeker in immigration court hearings; co-lead during direct testimony in Merit’s Hearing.
- Represents historical society in a dispute regarding the ownership of Civil War artifacts.
- Kendall Victoria Dacey, Dinner for Two: Employer Mandate, Meet ERISA; How Dave & Buster’s Response to the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Mandate May Open the Door for Employees to Seek ERISA Relief, 2016 Pepp. L. Rev. 15 (2016).
- JD, Boston College Law School, 2017; Best Brief, Boston College Law School’s Wendell F. Grimes Moot Court Competition
- BA (Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought), cum laude, Amherst College, 2010