Jerrob Duffy represents clients facing white collar investigations and regulatory enforcement, counsels clients on corporate compliance and risk assessment, and handles complex civil litigation. Jerrob’s deep experience in these areas allows him to provide a critical perspective to domestic and international entities and individuals facing government scrutiny. Jerrob has particular expertise in matters involving Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), securities and commodities enforcement, and international money laundering and financial crimes investigations. Jerrob is a seasoned litigator, having tried numerous cases before a jury, including serving as lead trial counsel for white collar and complex fraud matters.
As the former Chief of the Litigation Unit of the US Department of Justice Criminal Division, Fraud Section, Jerrob supervised complex, multi-district litigation, including numerous noteworthy trial and appellate matters. In this capacity, and previously as an Assistant US Attorney focused on white collar crimes, he supervised and prosecuted a range of cases involving foreign bribery and corruption, securities and commodities violations, financial institution fraud, accounting fraud, money laundering, and decentralized finance and crypto-related violations, often working in parallel with regulators at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Bureau of the US Department of the Treasury (FinCEN), and other agencies.
Jerrob has conducted cross-border investigations, worked with foreign law enforcement and regulatory authorities to collect evidence related to securities and corporate fraud matters, and worked on extradition litigation. He also has evaluated compliance programs of publicly traded companies, including remediation efforts, and has evaluated and helped select monitor candidates when monitors were imposed in connection with corporate criminal resolutions.
Prior to leading the Litigation Unit of the DOJ Fraud Section, Jerrob was a Senior Litigation Counsel in the FCPA Unit. Jerrob also created and led the Fraud Section’s Special Matters Unit (SMU), devising new strategies for handling privileged materials in white collar investigations and initiating privilege litigation in dozens of criminal cases across the country. Jerrob's expertise with privilege and legal ethics issues also includes serving as professional responsibility officer in the Fraud Section.
After serving as a law clerk to US District Judge Joan A. Lenard in the Southern District of Florida, Jerrob began his legal career in private practice, focusing on white collar and commercial litigation in New York.
FCPA and Corruption