Holly Drumheller Butler

Adjunct Professor

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Holly Drumheller Butler, a principal in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. offices of Miles & Stockbridge, co-leads the firm’s White Collar, Fraud and Government Investigations practice.  She is an experienced trial lawyer and adviser to domestic and international companies on litigation, government investigations, and compliance issues.  Her litigation experience includes “bet the company” class action matters, fraud claims, and complex commercial disputes. She has tried cases in various federal and state courts, as well as in arbitration proceedings, and has extensive appellate experience.

Holly conducts investigations in a broad array of sectors—including healthcare, financial services, environmental, and government contracting—and has represented companies in investigations by the Department of Justice, Office of Inspector General, regulators, and enforcement officials. Her experience includes serving as counsel to former Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen in connection with his independent review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatory processes surrounding potential mining development in Bristol Bay, Alaska. She has represented companies in voluntary disclosures to regulators and enforcement officials, as well as conducted numerous internal investigations on behalf of corporations, corporate boards of directors, and audit committees.

Holly graduated from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (with honors, Order of the Coif) in 1997.  She graduated from the University of Mary Washington (B.A., summa cum laude) in 1994.