Gregory W. Kehoe - Greenberg Traurig LLP

Gregory W. Kehoe

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009
Phone: 813-318-5732

With more than 30 years of trial experience, Gregory W. Kehoe has a national and international practice focusing on representation of individuals, corporations and financial institutions. This includes representation before federal and state courts as well as international tribunals. Mr. Kehoe recently represented General Ante Gotovina in his complete acquittal before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Mr. Kehoe also represented General Mohammed Hussein Ali before the International Criminal Court, which also led to a full dismissal on all charges.

Mr. Kehoe worked for the U.S. Department of Justice as a prosecutor for over 20 years with postings in the United States, Europe, Asia and South America. While serving as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, he was responsible for successfully prosecuting a number of high profile cases involving financial institutions and corporate fraud allegations, as well as racketeering charges.

Mr. Kehoe also led the team of lawyers and investigators which advised the Iraqi Special Tribunal, an ad hoc court formed to prosecute Saddam Hussein and members of his former regime.

Boston CollegeAB 1976St. John's University School of LawJ.D. 1979
IBA Criminal Law Committee, January 2011-Present New York State Bar AssociationNational Association of Criminal Defense LawyersInternational Bar AssociationHillsborough County Bar AssociationHerbert G. Goldburg Inn of Court (Criminal Law)Federal Bar AssociationAmerican Bar Association

Case History

Areas of Concentration
  • Litigation
  • White collar crime defense
  • International law
  • Defense of complex financial crimes
  • Complex civil litigation
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations
  • SEC investigations and litigation
  • Criminal tax defense
  • Health care fraud and abuse issues
  • Class action defense

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Significant Representations
  • In trying and conducting numerous investigations and jury trials, Mr. Kehoe has been involved in complex business matters involving financial institutions, corporate entities and individuals, both as a prosecutor and as a defense attorney.

    • Represented Croatian General Ante Gotovina, who was indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, for leading a military operation in 1995 known as "Operation Storm." On November 16, 2012, General Gotovina was acquitted of all charges. 
    • Represented General Mohamed Hussein Ali (the former Chief of Police of Kenya), charged with various crimes before the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, emanating from the post-election violence in Kenya in 2007 - 2008. On January 23, 2012, all charges were dismissed against General Ali. 
    • Obtained a conviction of Bosnian Croat General Tihomir Blaskic, charged with war crimes that included the massacre of Muslim women and children, International War Crimes Tribunal, Former Yugoslavia, The Hague, Netherlands, 1995-1999.
    • Represented a major managed care provider in investigations by the Federal government and local agencies. The client entered a deferred prosecution agreement with the United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Florida.
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  • Represented the largest homebuilder in the Midwest in an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement Branch involving allegations of employment of illegal aliens by subcontractors. The two-year investigation was closed with no charges filed against the company.
  • Represented lawyers and public officials in disciplinary actions and investigations by The Florida Supreme Court, The Florida Commission on Ethics, and The Florida Bar.
  • Represented pharmacies and physicians in regulatory and asset forfeiture actions with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and criminal actions with the Department of Justice (DOJ).
  • Represented plaintiffs in class action seeking damages from national insurance company for denying and canceling automobile insurance and increasing their charges for automobile insurance, based on information in consumer reports without making certain disclosures to applicants and insureds, in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
  • Negotiated and finalized a civil resolution to the money laundering charges imposed on the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI).

Office Location

101 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1900
Tampa, FL 33602
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Criminal Defense: White-Collar