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Allen & Overy LLP

Litigation

1 ranked lawyersBand 5District of ColumbiaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Burgeoning group with an impressive reputation among clients in the financial services sectors, including multinational banks, fintech companies and cryptocurrency trading platforms. Handles a wide range of white-collar criminal defense mandates, including investigations into fraud, money laundering and regulatory breaches. Noted for its skilled handling of major FCPA investigations, leveraging its famed global platform to assist with cross-border mandates.

Work highlights

Represented a major engineering and construction company in cross-border corruption investigations conducted by the DOJ and by the SFO in the United Kingdom.

Notable practitioners

William Jacobson regularly acts for clients across a wide range of criminal disputes, and offers notable experience in alleged FCPA violations, as well as serving in corporate monitorship roles.
"He has great experience both as a prosecutor and as a former in-house counsel." "I've had nothing but positive experiences with him: he provides an excellent work product and deep subject matter expertise."

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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations


William Jacobson
Band 4