Millie’s practice focuses on advising corporate clients and executives on government investigations and enforcement matters, and internal investigations. Her focus has been on multi-year, complex investigations of companies and executives, and her experience has covered securities, banking, antitrust, food safety, TARP-related, executive spending, and environmental issues, among other areas. She also has experience on appellate matters, arguing a habeas case on appeal at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Prior to joining the firm, Millie served as a law clerk to the Honorable W. Keith Watkins of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. During law school, she participated in the U.S. Supreme Court Litigation clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law.
- Defense of national financial services firm in multi-year SEC investigation, including representation of related individuals.
- Defense of regional retail establishment in DOJ investigation into criminal conduct connected to supply chain.
- Representation of Board of not-for-profit organization in internal investigation into executive misconduct.
- Representation of national financial services firm in DOJ investigation into activities related to the mortgage foreclosure crisis.
- Representation of industry-leading manufacturers in global cartel investigation, with a focus on the investigations by DOJ and Canadian authorities.
- Defense of U.S. company in EPA and state regulatory investigations.
University of Virginia School of LawJD
Order of the Coif2008
cum laude, with Distinction2002
Member, Women’s White Collar Defense Association
- Moderator, Key Legal Developments and Enforcement Trends Under the False Claims Act, McGuireWoods' Healthcare Litigation Conference, August 14, 2014
- Hon. William K. Watkins, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, 2008-2009
- North Carolina
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
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Named to “North Carolina Rising Stars,” Criminal Defense: White Collar, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2016-2018
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- Author, "You Can Pay Your Lawyer: Supreme Court Recognizes Limits on Pretrial Asset Restraints", Subject To Inquiry, April 6, 2016
- Author, DOJ Fraud Section to Require Cooperation Certifications Before Corporate Settlement, Subject to Inquiry, February 17, 2016
- Author, The Department of Justice Hammers Away at Corporate Cooperation, Subject to Inquiry, May 20, 2015
- Author, SCOTUS Narrows SOX Obstruction Statute, Subject to Inquiry, March 10, 2015