Richard A. Hibey
Senior Counsel

Washington, D.C.
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Richard A. Hibey

Richard Hibey focuses his practice on white collar criminal and antitrust matters, corporate and federal securities law, and complex commercial transactions.  Mr. Hibey has represented high-profile clients in cases that have involved espionage, human rights violations, Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO), and other white collar crimes and complex civil matters.  He was trial counsel for Sun-Diamond Growers of California when it was prosecuted by the Office of Independent Counsel investigating former Secretary of Agriculture, Michael Espy.  The Supreme Court ultimately sustained the Circuit Court’s reversal of the conviction.  Mr. Hibey was also chief counsel for the Special Bid Oversight Commission of the U.S. Olympic Committee, which investigated the events leading to the selection of Salt Lake City to host the Winter Olympics. More >

Government Experience
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Columbia, 1968 - 1971
  • Legal Aid Agency for the District of Columbia (now Public Defender Service), 1966 - 1968
Corporate Experience
Rankings and Recognition
  • Chambers USA: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (District of Columbia), 2010 - 2016
  • The Best Lawyers in America®: Bet-the-Company Litigation, 1987 - 2015; Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense:  White Collar, and Litigation - Antitrust, 1987 - 2017
  • Washington’s Top Lawyers: White Collar, Criminal Defense (Washingtonian Magazine), 2007 - 2016 
  • Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Business Crime Defence Lawyers, 2009 - 2016
  • Who's Who Legal: The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, 2011
  • Guide to the World's Leading White Collar Crime Lawyers, 2010
Professional and Community Involvement
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Member, The Barristers
  • Former Adjunct Professor, American University, Washington College of Law
  • Former Member, Board of Trustees, Le Moyne College
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
Court Admissions
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States Court of Military Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court
Foreign Languages
  • LL.M. (Trial Advocacy), Georgetown University Law Center, 1966
  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1965
  • A.B., Le Moyne College, cum laude, 1962