Kelsey McGregor focuses her practice on a variety of complex, high-stakes investigations and government enforcement actions. Ms. McGregor has counseled companies, nonprofits and educational institutions on compliance, diligence and regulatory remediation in a variety of areas, including anti-corruption, forced labor, civil rights, anti-discrimination, Title IX, sexual misconduct and COVID-19 developments. She has represented clients through the life of diverse internal investigations, as well as government enforcement actions, resolutions, litigation and compliance monitorship.

Ms. McGregor maintains an active pro bono practice focused on human rights. Ms. McGregor was selected as the firm’s 2022 Pickering Fellow, which she fulfilled by spending six months working as a Senior Supervising Attorney in the USC Gould School of Law International Human Rights Clinic. 

Previous Experience

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. McGregor trained in human rights and international criminal law, performing work for the Appeals Chambers of the International Criminal Court; the Special Tribunal for Lebanon; and the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, in The Hague, The Netherlands. Ms. McGregor worked as a law clerk for the Human Rights & Special Prosecutions Section of the US Department of Justice, and for the Global Report on Trafficking in Persons Unit at the United Nations Office on Drugs & Crime in Vienna, Austria.

Ms. McGregor has extensive public service experience, including work as a program reform consultant for the International Rescue Committee. She performed research for her Public Health graduate thesis on human trafficking while working at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.


  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for government relations law (2022–2024) and white-collar criminal defense (2024).

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  • Education

    • JD, University of Southern California Law School, 2015

      Senior Submissions Editor, Southern California Law Review; Edward S. & Eleanor J. Shattuck Award; Scribes Award; WLALA Fran Kandel Public Service Grant

    • MPH, Brigham Young University, 2012

      Federal Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellow

    • BS, Public Health, Brigham Young University, 2010

  • Admissions

    • California