Kendra Wharton is an associate in Cadwalader's Washington, D.C. office, where she is a member of the Global Litigation Group and the White Collar Defense and Investigations practice. Kendra advises clients in a broad range of criminal, civil and administrative proceedings and litigation, as well as in corporate internal investigations. She regularly handles matters focused on alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the federal securities laws, the federal money laundering and asset forfeiture laws, and the False Claims Act. Prior to practicing law, Kendra was a legislative aide in the United States Senate covering banking and financial services among other issues.
Kendra was included in the inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in recognition of her work in Criminal Defense: White-Collar.
Kendra received her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, and her B.S., magna cum laude, from the University of Louisville. She is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Kendra is a member of the Young Lawyers Committee of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association (WWCDA) and the Washington, D.C. chapter. For more information visit: http://wwcda.org.