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About Jennifer Loeb

Jennifer is a Special Counsel in the white-collar and global investigations practice, based in Washington, D.C. She represents clients in complex white-collar criminal and civil enforcement matters, including government and internal investigations and enforcement matters related to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, securities laws, healthcare fraud and abuse, and environmental law.

Prior to joining Freshfields, Jennifer served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, where she prosecuted cases in D.C. Superior Court and U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. As a federal prosecutor, Jennifer tried nearly 50 cases to verdict, drafted more than a dozen appellate briefs, and presented oral argument in the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and the D.C. Court of Appeals.  

Jennifer previously worked as an associate in the Washington, D.C., offices of O'Melveny and Myers and Katten Muchin Rosenman. She also worked as a legal intern in the Office of the Counsel to Vice President Joseph R. Biden.


Recent work

Jennifer’s experience includes:

  • representing a Fortune 5 company in various internal investigations, including conducting over one-hundred witness interviews;
  • advising an e-commerce company in connection with FCPA violations;
  • representing an executive of an international pharmaceutical company in connection with allegations of international trade and OFAC violations;
  • representing an international energy company that allegedly made false statements; and
  • advising a for-profit college in connection with allegations that it violated the False Claims Act.

Jennifer also has an active pro bono practice. She represented several Holocaust survivors who applied to the German government for pension payments for work performed in World War II ghettos. One client received a substantial back payment award that dramatically improved her quality of life in the final years of her life. Jennifer has also represented several individuals in immigration court proceedings.


Jennifer received her J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of San Francisco School of Law, where she was the technical editor of the USF Law Review.

Jennifer received her B.A., magna cum laude, from New York University.

Jennifer is a member of the Women's White Collar Defense Association and the National Association of Women Lawyers. She is admitted to practice in California and the District of Columbia, and numerous federal circuit and district courts across the United States.