Overview

Elissa McClure is a litigation and investigations lawyer in Holland & Knight's Dallas office. Ms. McClure focuses her practice on complex litigation, government enforcement and internal investigation matters. She represents clients, including Fortune 500 companies and individual executives, in all stages of disputes, from pre-litigation strategy through trial and appeal. Ms. McClure has extensive experience advising clients on the False Claims Act (FCA), the Anti-Kickback Statute and the Stark Law, as well as government and corporate investigations involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), consumer protection, healthcare enforcement, trade secret misappropriation, discrimination, whistleblower, regulatory, accounting and securities fraud matters.

Representative Experience

  • Represented a Fortune 200 client in a successful bench trial determining critical issues of first impression, involving $100 million of insurance coverage
  • Represented a Fortune 300 company officer in a federal action alleging conspiracy and fraud charges; all charges against client were dismissed
  • Represented a Fortune 500 client in litigation concerning bad faith and concealment allegations, involving millions of dollars of insurance coverage; case settled favorably
  • Represented a Fortune 500 client in litigation concerning multimillion-dollar disputes in connection with a consumer fraud class action; case settled favorably
  • Numerous government and internal investigations involving the FCPA, consumer protection, healthcare enforcement, trade secret misappropriation, discrimination, whistleblower, regulatory, accounting and securities fraud issues

Credentials

Education
  • Duke University School of Law, J.D.
  • Duke University, M.A.
  • Marquette University, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • California
  • Texas
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
Memberships
  • Christ the King Catholic School Advisory Council and Annual Fund Committee
  • Dallas Children’s Theater Board of Trustees
  • Duke North Texas Club and Women’s Forum
  • Dallas Symphony Orchestra Corporate Committee
  • Dallas Symphony Orchestra League
  • Junior League of Dallas
  • Women’s White Collar Defense Association
  • Dallas Bar Association

Publications