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Nicole A. Stockey

Associate
+1.412.355.8270
Fax +1.412.355.6501
Ms. Stockey concentrates her practice on commercial litigation, employment litigation, and investigations and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) and other anti-bribery and anti-corruption related laws.

Ms. Stockey has lead and assisted with internal investigations of business activities, individuals associated with clients, and foreign business partners. These investigations have addressed anonymous and whistleblower threats, fraud, corruption, employee theft, conflicts of interest, international trade, and other alleged misconduct. Ms. Stockey has conducted internal investigations in the United States, South America, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia.

Ms. Stockey has represented clients in alleged corruption and related accounting matters before the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Specifically, Ms. Stockey has assisted clients in obtaining favorable outcomes before various enforcement authorities, including a declination by the DOJ and non-prosecution agreement with the SEC.

Ms. Stockey also conducts anti-corruption due diligence on prospective and current business partners and in the in the context of mergers & acquisitions. She counsels clients regarding anti-corruption and anti-bribery compliance. She assists clients in conducting risk assessments regarding their business operations and counsel clients on their anti-corruption and anti-bribery policies, procedures, and programs. She also assists clients with training their employees and business partners on compliance with the FCPA and other anti-corruption and related laws.

Related to her employment litigation, Ms. Stockey has assisted clients with defending claims for gender, racial, age, and disability discrimination. She has also assisted in the defense of claims involving the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and other contract and tort laws. She has conducted internal investigations involving sexual and racial harassment as well as other employee misconduct.

With respect to her commercial litigation practice, Ms. Stockey focuses on insurance coverage, securities law, and toxic tort matters.

Professional Background

Ms. Stockey was a summer associate at K&L Gates in 2007 and 2008.  Previously, she served as a Law Clerk for Federal Public Defender, Western District of Pennsylvania.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Allegheny County Bar Association