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Jaclyn Neely is of counsel in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She is a member of the firm’s White Collar Defense and Investigations, Securities Enforcement, Anti-Money Laundering, and Litigation Practice Groups.
Jaclyn regularly represents clients, including major multinational corporations, financial institutions, and individuals, in criminal, regulatory, and internal investigations, with a focus on anti-corruption and anti-money laundering issues. Her practice includes advising clients under investigation by regulators; coordinating and conducting site visits, witness interviews, and document reviews and productions; working with in-house and outside legal, audit, and compliance teams; preparing presentations and reports; and designing remediation measures. Jaclyn’s practice also includes assessing corruption risks and advising clients on anti-corruption and general compliance programs, procedures, and training. She has participated in multiple large-scale FCPA investigations and SEC enforcement actions relating to allegations of securities fraud and other violations of the securities laws, and she recently represented an individual defendant in a white collar criminal trial in federal court. Jaclyn also regularly advises on transactions, evaluating corruption and related risks and conducting due diligence.
She has been recognized by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America in the area of Criminal Defense: White-Collar (2021-2024).
Jaclyn maintains an active pro bono practice, focusing on the fields of immigration, gender-based violence, and alternatives to incarceration programs.
She received her Juris Doctor in 2012 from Columbia Law School, where she was named a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and served as the bluebook editor of the Columbia Law Review. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2009.
Jaclyn is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Columbia University - 2012 Juris Doctor
University of North Carolina - 2009 Bachelor of Arts
New York Bar