Alston & Bird LLP
A skilled trial attorney, Jenny represents individuals in complex civil and criminal enforcement matters brought by the Department of Justice. Drawing on her years of experience serving as assistant U.S. attorney in the District of New Jersey, she is exceptional at developing innovative, multifaceted solutions to her clients’ legal problems.
Jenny served as an assistant U.S. attorney in the District of New Jersey for more than nine years. She conducted and prosecuted large-scale, complex financial fraud investigations, including market manipulation and investment schemes, securities, corporate, mail and wire fraud, and insider trading. Jenny worked closely with the SEC in joint investigations yielding administrative and criminal penalties. She tried to verdict numerous cases involving charges of conspiracy, fraud, obstruction of justice, public corruption, and violations of the Federal Election Campaign Act.
Jenny made headlines as part of the defense team representing U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez against government charges of bribery and corruption, where the charges were dismissed with prejudice following a three-month trial. Jenny also made news by winning a unanimous decision from the Third Circuit overturning a lower court ruling and vacating a decision to unseal the identity of client “John Doe” in the Bridgegate scandal in New Jersey.