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Blythe G. Kochsiek is an associate in the Special Matters and Government Investigations practice in King & Spalding’s Los Angeles office.  Blythe represents clients in investigations and litigation, including corporate internal investigations, government criminal and civil investigations, white-collar criminal defense, and complex civil litigation.

Blythe’s experience includes defending companies in investigations by the Department of Justice, state attorneys general, and other state authorities, and conducting domestic and international internal investigations across a range of industries, including technology, pharmaceuticals, and energy/natural resources. 

Prior to joining the firm, Blythe was an associate at Baker Hostetler LLP, where she practiced complex commercial litigation.  Blythe received her J.D. degree from Loyola Law School.  During law school, she was a judicial extern for the Honorable R. Gary Klausner, United States District Court, Central District of California and Chief Technical Editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review.  Blythe graduated magna cum laude and received her B.A. degree from Cornell University.

Since 2015, Blythe has served as a member of Loyola Law School’s Board of Governors and is currently its President.  Blythe is also President of Marlborough High School’s Young Alumnae Council.

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Credentials

J.D., Loyola Law School

B.A., Cornell University, magna cum laude

California

Central District of California

Intern, Hon. R. Gary Klausner, Central District of California

Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA)

Southern California Rising Star


2019, Super Lawyers

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Southern California Rising Star


2019, Super Lawyers

Matters

Advising publicly-traded pharmaceutical company concerning numerous Department of Justice and state attorneys general investigations into the company’s past promotion of opioids.

Providing strategic advice to medical technology company on general corporate and investigation matters.

Representing companies in the FinTech industry with respect to OFAC subpoena responses and compliance issues.

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Advising publicly-traded pharmaceutical company concerning numerous Department of Justice and state attorneys general investigations into the company’s past promotion of opioids.

Providing strategic advice to medical technology company on general corporate and investigation matters.

Representing companies in the FinTech industry with respect to OFAC subpoena responses and compliance issues.

Conducted time-sensitive due diligence in the U.S. and abroad for a publicly-traded FinTech company in connection with its acquisition by a private equity firm in a $3.5 billion deal.

Assisted with internal investigation for Fortune 500, conglomerate holding company.

Represented client in responding to administrative investigation by the Federal Maritime Commission.

Matters

Advising publicly-traded pharmaceutical company concerning numerous Department of Justice and state attorneys general investigations into the company’s past promotion of opioids.

Providing strategic advice to medical technology company on general corporate and investigation matters.

Representing companies in the FinTech industry with respect to OFAC subpoena responses and compliance issues.

See more
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Matters

Advising publicly-traded pharmaceutical company concerning numerous Department of Justice and state attorneys general investigations into the company’s past promotion of opioids.

Providing strategic advice to medical technology company on general corporate and investigation matters.

Representing companies in the FinTech industry with respect to OFAC subpoena responses and compliance issues.

Conducted time-sensitive due diligence in the U.S. and abroad for a publicly-traded FinTech company in connection with its acquisition by a private equity firm in a $3.5 billion deal.

Assisted with internal investigation for Fortune 500, conglomerate holding company.

Represented client in responding to administrative investigation by the Federal Maritime Commission.

Credentials

J.D., Loyola Law School

B.A., Cornell University, magna cum laude

California

Central District of California

Intern, Hon. R. Gary Klausner, Central District of California

Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA)

Southern California Rising Star


2019, Super Lawyers

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Recognition

Southern California Rising Star


2019, Super Lawyers