Ellen Comley

Senior Counsel

Experience. Few lawyers can claim a nationwide defense practice as ubiquitous and complex as Ms. Ellen Comley. Indeed, Ms. Comley has represented many hundreds of corporate and individual clients against audits, government and grand jury investigations, search warrants, and target letters across the United States largely exceeding $10 billion in allegations.

  • Government Investigations (DOJ, FBI, IRS)
  • Healthcare Audits & Appeals
  • CIDs & Grand Jury Subpoenas
  • Target Letters & Search Warrants
  • Avoiding and Defending Indictments

Ms. Comley has served as lead defense counsel against all major law enforcement agencies such as the Justice Department, the FBI, IRS, DEA, OIG, and Homeland Security. Many of Ms. Comley’s cases involve DOJ priority cases such as matters of national security, public integrity and involve DOJ’s white-collar special enforcement teams such as the National Rapid Response Strike Force, the Medicare Fraud Strike Force, and the Covid-19 Strike Force.

Client Services. Often with the inclusion of retired FBI and DOJ Special Agents, Ms. Comley has helped business owners, entrepreneurs, healthcare executives, physicians, and medical providers of every specialty avoid criminal charges or penalties in healthcare fraud investigations, Medicare fraud cases, Anti-Kickback matters, mail and wire fraud, money laundering, PPP loan fraud, proffers and FBI interview requests, and federal grand jury conspiracy investigations.

Education & Admissions. Ms. Comley is a member of the Texas bar and admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Alabama after graduating with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi.