Jones Day

Corporate Crime & Investigations Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Strong nationwide practice actively engaged in several major corporate criminal and enforcement investigations for multinational clients. Fields a bench of talented investigations experts and litigators, with additional expertise in appellate proceedings. Regularly conducts sensitive internal investigations and cross-border anticorruption cases. Serves a broad client base which includes leading names in the oil and gas, transport and retail industries. Can provide clients with the benefit of its global network of offices when face with multijurisdictional matters.

Strengths"They're not only first-rate at handling investigations but they also have some excellent trial lawyers," notes a source, adding: "Nationally they have a terrific team and one of the advantages they have is that they can mobilize a team of lawyers throughout the country. They're also exceptionally collegial in a joint defense situation."

An interviewee highlights their global footprint, saying that "they do a nice job pulling the right expertise from different offices."

A market commentator reports that "they have a good reputation - they're good on the corporate investigation and defense side. They're very strong."

Notable practitioners

San Diego-based partner Karen Hewitt is recognized for her expertise in government investigations.