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Elma Delic

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Elma Delic focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on government enforcement, internal investigations and white collar matters. Her practice routinely involves assisting clients subject to federal and state investigations in the United States.

Ms. Delic represents clients before the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission. These investigations have involved potential regulatory, civil or criminal exposure -- including under the Federal Corrupt Practices Act, the False Claims Act and various securities laws. Her experience includes assisting in preparing and conducting witness interviews, developing presentations on behalf of the client to government entities and developing strategies for investigations and government cooperation.

Ms. Delic also advises and represents public companies and various entities in complex litigation matters before federal and state courts throughout the United States. Her robust litigation experience includes drafting pre-trial motions, responding to discovery requests, drafting key dispositive motions and preparing for depositions. Ms. Delic also has experience representing clients in appellate matters, including drafting of appellate briefs.

In addition, Ms. Delic is also involved in various pro bono matters at K&L Gates, including advocating for individuals whose family members have been taken hostage in volatile countries and also children in asylum proceedings before the U.S. Immigration Courts.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Delic was a summer associate in the firm’s Boston office in 2016. In addition, she was a legal intern for the United States Attorney’s Office and worked on various civil and criminal matters. Ms. Delic was a judicial intern for the Honorable Kevin R. Connelly of the Middlesex County Probate and Family Court.

Prior to her legal career, Ms. Delic was a publicist representing various individuals and entities in front of local and national media outlets. Ms. Delic developed strategic communication plans and assisted with crisis management.

Additional Information

  • HBX CORe, Harvard Business School, 2015
  • Delic, Elma, Cloudy Jurisdiction: Foggy Skies in Traditional Jurisdiction Create Unclear Legal Standards for Cloud Computing and Technology, 50 SUFF. L. REV. 471 (2017).