Holly Conley is a litigator focusing on complex civil matters. Ms. Conley has successfully represented clients before federal and state courts and in arbitration proceedings across the United States.  

A substantial portion of Ms. Conley’s practice has been in the health care industry, representing pharmaceutical manufacturers, pharmacy benefit managers, and pharmacies in a wide range of disputes involving both federal and state governments and private litigants. Ms. Conley’s experience in this arena includes actions alleging violations of the False Claims Act, anti-kickback statutes, and unfair trade practices as well as commercial disputes including intellectual property matters.

Ms. Conley grew up in Durham, New Hampshire and graduated from Duke University, cum laude, in 1997. She received her J.D. from the University of Virginia, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and Symposium Editor, Journal of Law and Politics. Ms. Conley served as a law clerk to Judge James C. Cacheris of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, and joined Williams & Connolly in 2003. She is Co-Chair of the firm’s State Attorneys General Investigations practice group.  Ms. Conley was a member of the firm’s Hiring Committee from 2009 to 2011 and is a current member of the Associate Evaluation Committee.




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