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Keila Ravelo pleaded guilty to submitting fake invoices to her former law firms and profiting off of the reimbursements.

A former lawyer with two Big Law firms has pleaded guilty to her role in manufacturing fraudulent invoices for fake litigation vendors that she then submitted to her firms, using the reimbursed funds for personal expenses and other items.

Keila Ravelo, a former Willkie Farr & Gallagher partner, faces four to six years in prison and has been ordered to pay $7.9 million in restitution in the wake of her guilty plea Monday in Newark, New Jersey, federal court.

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Charles Toutant

Charles Toutant is a litigation writer for the New Jersey Law Journal.

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