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Jason Jones defends companies and their employees in high stakes investigations, specializing in white-collar criminal litigation and government investigations. As a former federal prosecutor and a partner in our Special Matters and Investigations practice, Jason represents clients in a range of internal corporate investigations, regulatory investigations, and enforcement proceedings, including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters, financial fraud, money laundering, related complex civil litigation, False Claims Act litigation, healthcare, and corporate compliance and governance matters. Jason’s clients include Fortune 500 companies in finance, accounting, healthcare, life sciences, energy, media and telecommunications sectors, as well as individual employees.
Jason returned to the firm following nearly a decade of service as a federal prosecutor, most recently as Assistant Chief of the FCPA Unit in the Department of Justice’s Fraud Section, where he managed the investigation and prosecution of companies and individuals for bribing foreign officials. His responsibilities included grand jury investigations, undercover operations and wiretaps, international collaboration and collection of evidence, negotiation of resolutions, and the selection and appointment of independent monitors. In 2014, Jason also served as Senior Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General, advising Criminal Division leadership on issues including white-collar law enforcement strategies and policy matters.
Previously, Jason was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of New York. Most recently, he served as Chief of the Violent Crimes & Terrorism section, where he prosecuted scores of individuals for racketeering, murder, international terrorism and terrorism financing, money laundering, narcotics trafficking, tax evasion, securities fraud, and mail and wire fraud. He also briefed and successfully argued more than half a dozen cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Jason has been honored with the Attorney General’s Award for Excellence in Furthering the Interests of U.S. National Security, the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation’s Federal Prosecutor Award, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office’s Award for Excellence in Criminal Litigation. He was also recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a 2017 U.S. Litigation Star.
- A.B., Dartmouth College
- J.D., Cornell University, cum laude
Last updated October 2018