Kevin Andrew Chambers represents clients in high-stakes white collar, securities, and professional liability matters.
Mr. Chambers draws on extensive senior government experience to help individuals, public and private companies, and corporate committees navigate:
- Criminal and civil litigation
- Internal investigations
- Government inquiries
Most recently, Mr. Chambers served as at the US Department of Justice (DOJ) as Director for COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement and Associate Deputy Attorney General.
As Director for COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement, Mr. Chambers oversaw the Department’s efforts to identify, investigate, and prosecute pandemic relief-related fraud. He established nationwide strike teams to combat large scale fraud committed by criminal organizations and transnational actors. During his tenure, the Department reported billions in recovered funds and charged actual losses.
As Associate Deputy Attorney General, he handled the Criminal Division portfolio for the Deputy Attorney General, including serving as co-chair of the Corporate Crime Advisory Group responsible for significant revisions to the Department’s policy for prosecuting corporations, executives, and individuals implicated in corporate criminal and civil misconduct.
He joined the firm in 2014 after serving for four years as an Assistant United States Attorney. During his appointment, he prosecuted more than 250 criminal cases in the District Court for the District of Columbia and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia and was lead prosecutor in more than 60 bench and jury trials. He successfully argued four criminal appeals the convictions’ affirmance in the trial court. Mr. Chambers’ prosecutorial experience includes interstate drug trafficking operations, violent crime, and fraud against government agencies.
Before embarking on his legal career, Mr. Chambers practiced as a certified public accountant and senior auditor at a top New York public accounting firm. After law school, Mr. Chambers served as a law clerk to Judge Harry T. Edwards of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
A recognized leader at the firm, Mr. Chambers has served as Local Chair of the firm’s Washington, D.C., Litigation & Trial Department.
Mr. Chambers actively participates the firm’s diversity efforts and previously served as Global Chair of its Diversity Leadership Committee, which works to ensure that Latham continues to attract the highest level of talent and promote diversity internally and in the profession generally. He serves on the board of directors for the Council for Court Excellence and regularly speaks on diversity initiatives at firm training academies and law schools.