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About Jennifer

Jennifer Gordon focuses her practice on regulatory investigations and white collar criminal defense, as well as energy and commodities regulation. She defends companies in government investigations and enforcement actions brought by the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Jennifer also represents and counsels energy companies and commodity trading companies in regulatory, compliance and enforcement matters concerning the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and state public utility commissions.

Jennifer participates in all aspects of the investigatory, trial and appellate processes for matters arising under both state and federal law. She also assists corporate clients with internal investigations of potential misconduct. Jennifer’s pro bono work has included representations in immigration-related matters, such as representing unaccompanied minors in removal proceedings and assisting them in attaining legal status.


Publications and Speeches

“DOJ’s Largest Health Care Fraud Enforcement Action,” Corporate Compliance Insights, August 22, 2017

"In Salman, Supreme Court Rejects Higher Evidentiary Burden on Prosecutors in Insider Trading Cases," Inside Counsel, January 9, 2017.



University of Virginia School of Law,
University of South Carolina Honors College,
summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia




University of Virginia School of Law
Virginia Journal of International Law
Editorial Board
University of Virginia School of Law
Dillard Fellow, 2011-2012, Senior Dillard Fellow, 2012-2013
Phi Beta Kappa
Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Virginia