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Jessica S. Carey

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New York

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New York, NY 10019-6064
Fax: +1-212-492-0566

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Jessica Carey is a litigation partner with deep experience handling a range of sensitive criminal, regulatory and complex commercial litigation matters, particularly on behalf of financial institutions. She is co-chair of the Economic Sanctions & Anti-Money Laundering Practice Group, deputy chair of the White Collar & Regulatory Defense Practice Group and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Jessica also helps clients navigate serious white collar matters and internal investigations, and represents a range of clients in securities, class action, insurance and general commercial litigation matters.


Jessica has represented numerous financial institutions in investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice as well as federal and state banking regulators and other government agencies. She also represents banks and investment funds in securities and commercial matters in federal and state courts across the country, as well as before the SEC and federal and state regulatory authorities.

Jessica’s current and recent representations include:

  • A global financial institution in investigations by various U.S. Attorney’s Offices, the SEC, and other U.S. and non-U.S. regulators of an alleged European money-laundering scheme;
  • A major oil trading company in defense of antitrust, RICO and other claims related to alleged corruption in the Venezuela oil industry;
  • A European financial institution in regulatory and civil matters involving the alleged manipulation of a global benchmark for interest rate swap rates and spreads;
  • A global conglomerate in connection with a CFTC investigation of alleged market manipulation of the market for precious metals futures through “spoofing”;
  • A major pharmaceutical company in a DOJ FCPA investigation of allegedly corrupt sales;
  • A U.S. financial institution in a federal grand jury investigation of its global compliance with Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering requirements;
  • Companies with operations worldwide in claims brought under the Anti-Terrorism Act;
  • A financial institution in connection with sales practice and incentive compensation related issues; and
  • An investment bank in the trial of a securities action alleging misrepresentations of the bank’s financial condition in the run up to the financial crisis.

Jessica is recognized by Legal 500 in the Litigation: Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense category. In 2016, Jessica was recognized as a "Rising Star" by the New York Law Journal. She also received the “Law360 Distinguished Writing Award” at the 2017 Burton Awards. Jessica serves on the Firm's Partnership Committee.


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