Jane Shvets is a partner in the firm’s White Collar & Regulatory Defense Group, focusing on white collar defense and internal investigations, in particular regarding compliance with corrupt practices legislation, as well as compliance assessments. Ms. Shvets also advises multinational clients on data protection and cybersecurity matters as well as a wide range of sanctions issues.
Ms. Shvets has also represented a variety of U.S. and foreign corporate clients in complex litigation and international arbitration matters, with a particular emphasis on Eastern Europe and Russia.
She has represented clients in various industries, including private funds, transportation, natural resources, food & beverage, retail and construction.
She is a co-chair of the Public Corruption/FCPA Subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s Criminal Litigation Committee. In 2012, she served as a Special Assistant District Attorney at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn.
Ms. Shvets speaks regularly on white collar issues, including, most recently, at the ABA White Collar Crime Institute, C5 Anticorruption Conference London, GIR Live London, Russo-British Chamber of Commerce, and Anti-Money Laundering Financial Crime Forum.
Ms. Shvets is a member of the bar of New York. She is also admitted to appear before the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the Eastern District of Michigan.
Key Practice Areas:
White collar crime
Ms. Shvets received a J.D. with honors from Harvard Law School. During law school, Ms. Shvets served as Senior Editor of the Harvard Law Review and as an intern at the U.S. State Department’s Office of the Legal Adviser, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, and the European Roma Rights Center. In 2004, Ms. Shvets graduated summa cum laude from New York University, with honors.
English, Russian, and proficient in Ukrainian
Last updated 27th November 2018