A partner in the Litigation Department, Jessica Carey has extensive experience handling a broad range of criminal, regulatory and complex commercial litigation matters for financial institutions, hedge funds and corporations, with a focus on white collar matters and internal investigations. Jessica also handles a variety of other matters including securities, class action, insurance and general commercial litigation matters.
Deputy Chair of the White Collar Regulatory Defense Practice
Group, 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 hedge 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
Jessica's current and recent representations include:
- A financial institution in global investigations of its
compliance with Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering
A financial institution in federal criminal and state regulatory
investigations concerning collateralized debt obligations.
A number of financial institutions in actions in federal and
state courts relating to structured mortgage products, including
CDOs and mortgage-backed securities.
A major investment bank in numerous governmental inquiries,
regulatory investigations, and class action lawsuits arising from
the global financial crisis.
A leading regional bank in matters relating to its loan
A financial institution and individuals before the Financial
Crisis Inquiry Commission.
A hedge fund in connection with various regulatory inquiries
concerning valuation and trading issues.
Jessica served as notes and articles editor of the Fordham
Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. Jessica
also serves as the Co-Chair of the Women's Initiatives