Kacie Brinkman is an associate in the litigation and enforcement practice group. Kacie focuses her practice primarily on civil litigation and government enforcement matters. Kacie has experience representing a variety of clients, including educational institutions and hospital systems, private equity and investment firms, global pharmaceutical companies, and other corporate clients, in civil litigation matters. She also has experience representing healthcare clients in government investigations and enforcement actions involving the False Claims Act and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Kacie also maintains an active pro bono practice, representing clients in a variety of matters ranging from criminal defense and civil suits to asylum and other immigration-related claims. While in law school, Kacie was an editor for the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology and worked for the Civil Rights Clinic in the MacArthur Justice Center at Northwestern. 


  • Part of a team representing a healthcare company in responding to government subpoena. 
  • Representing a global company in defense of a class action law suit for several tort claims in state court. 
  • Part of a trial team that secured a favorable verdict on behalf of the founder of one the nation's leading home health and hospice businesses in a lawsuit alleging breaches of non-competition, non-solicitation, and confidentiality agreements in Texas state court.
  • Conducted internal investigations of behalf of global pharmaceutical and medical device companies relating to whistleblower reports alleging violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
  • Conducted an internal investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct on behalf of a national sporting goods brand.
  • Represented PlayMonster LLC, a market leading international toy and game company, in connection with its investment transactions with Adams Street Partners and HIG Capital.

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