Elizabeth J. Reilly-Hodes is an attorney in the White Collar Litigation and Investigations Practice Group in the Philadelphia office of Pepper Hamilton LLP.
Ms. Reilly-Hodes focuses her practice on white collar defense and internal investigations in a variety of industries, including the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. For example, she has:
Ms. Reilly-Hodes also has experience in a wide range of complex commercial and business disputes, including matters involving financial fraud and accounting malpractice, breach of contract, securities fraud, antitrust and unfair competition. In addition, on a pro bono basis, Ms. Reilly-Hodes has tried a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 case filed by a plaintiff who alleged the use of excessive force during his arrest.
- represented a major pharmaceutical company under federal criminal investigation for sale of adulterated products and failure to maintain good manufacturing practices
- represented a private company in a criminal antitrust investigation involving allegations of price-fixing and government procurement fraud
- conducted internal investigations for companies regarding allegations of fraudulent billings and embezzlement
- represented an individual charged with immigration and tax offenses
- represented a former sales executive of a pharmaceutical company in a criminal investigation involving off-label promotion and kickback allegations
- represented companies who were victims of crimes, including victims of embezzlements and other frauds
- conducted internal investigations regarding allegations of standardized testing fraud.
Prior to joining Pepper in 2007, Ms. Reilly-Hodes was an associate in the Philadelphia office of Dechert LLP, where she worked on a variety of complex litigation matters, including accounting malpractice litigation, contract disputes and securities litigation.
Ms. Reilly-Hodes received her undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University with a double major in politics and religion (B.A., cum laude, 2001). She received her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law (J.D. 2005), where she was a member of the managing board of the University of Virginia Journal of International Law.
Ms. Reilly-Hodes is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania.