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Abigail Bortnick is counsel with the Special Matters and Investigations practice in King & Spalding’s Washington, D.C. office. Abigail focuses primarily on white collar criminal defense, government and corporate internal investigations, risk assessments and compliance counseling, False Claims Act and whistleblower litigation, and complex civil litigation including civil fraud litigation with the government. She regularly handles matters focused on anti-corruption, fraud, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and has conducted internal investigations for clients in Africa, Malaysia, Brazil, and the U.S. Clients have included public and private companies in a variety of industries such as energy and oil field services, financial services, retail, and medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturing.  She has represented corporations and individuals under investigation by the Department of Justice, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, State Attorneys’ General Offices, and the Internal Revenue Service.  Ms. Bortnick also serves on the firm’s e-Discovery Task Force, as well as the Pro Bono and Women’s Initiative Committees.

Abigail graduated, cum laude, from the University of Maryland School of Law where she competed nationally with the Trial Team and was a member of the Moot Court Board. 

Recognition

  • Recipient on behalf of K&S of the 2010 Washington Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Wiley A. Branton Outstanding Achievement Award for pro bono work on the D.C. Prisoner’s Project

  • King & Spalding Pro Bono Service Award 2007, 2009
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Credentials

B.A., University of Maryland, magna cum laude

J.D., University of Maryland, cum laude

U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

District of Columbia

Maryland

06.15.2016

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November 6, 2014
King & Spalding Elects 17 New Partners

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Credentials

B.A., University of Maryland, magna cum laude

J.D., University of Maryland, cum laude

U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

District of Columbia

Maryland

06.15.2016