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May 18, 2021

Global Investigations Review Names Sally Yates to Top 100 Women in Investigations List

ATLANTA, May 18, 2021 — Global Investigations Review (GIR) has named King & Spalding Special Matters & Government Investigations partner Sally Yates one of its top Women in Investigations for 2021.

This list recognizes 100 women who are “exceptional women in the white-collar world,” according to the publication.

Yates’ practice focuses on internal and independent investigations for public and private organizations and boards. A 27-year veteran of the U.S. Department of Justice, Yates rose through the ranks of Assistant United States Attorneys to become U.S. Attorney in Atlanta, Deputy Attorney General, and Acting Attorney General. As Deputy AG from January 2015 through 2017, she served as the second-highest ranking official in the department and was responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of DOJ and its 113,000 employees.

The GIR profile of Yates in which she discusses her experiences in investigations and reflects on her career can be viewed here.

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