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Jenna Stern is an associate with the Special Matters and Investigations practice in King & Spalding’s Washington, D.C. office. Jenna’s practice focuses on representing individuals and entities in the areas of government and corporate internal investigations, white collar criminal defense and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. She has worked on matters involving public company investigations in front of the Department of Justice, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Prior to joining King & Spalding, Jenna was a law clerk at the DOJ, Criminal Division, in the Fraud Section’s FCPA Unit. There she assisted in the prosecution and investigation of numerous individuals and entities for anti-corruption violations and participated in the development of compliance and monitorship policy.

Jenna previously was a Visiting Fellow at the Stimson Center, a nonpartisan think tank devoted to enhancing international peace and security. At the Stimson Center, she authored numerous reports suggesting how the international community can best restore rule of law and prevent violence against civilians in conflict-affected areas. Finally, Jenna has clerked for the U.S. State Department’s legal office and the United Nations.

Jenna graduated from Vanderbilt Law School where she won the first year Legal Writing Award for best brief, worked extensively on United Nations legal issues and completed research for the Foreign Immunity American Journal of International Law. Jenna is a member of the New York state bar.

Publications

  • Establishing Safety and Security at Protection of Civilians Sites, Stimson Center (Sep. 21, 2015).
  • Take Back the Fight: When UN Peacekeepers Commit Sexual Abuse, The National Interest (Mar. 5, 2015)
  • Reducing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in UN Peacekeeping, Stimson Center (Feb. 12, 2015).
  • The African Union’s New Focus, Stimson Center (Nov. 25, 2014).

Recognition

  • Lightfoot Franklin & White Legal Writing Award
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Credentials

J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law

B.A. History, University of Florida, cum laude

District of Columbia

New York

Insights

Newsletter

December 17, 2018
Energy Newsletter - December 2018

Energy Law Exchange

December 11, 2018
Beware FCPA Risks When Courting Foreign Investment

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November 26, 2018
Health Headlines November 26, 2018

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Insights

Newsletter

December 17, 2018
Energy Newsletter - December 2018

Energy Law Exchange

December 11, 2018
Beware FCPA Risks When Courting Foreign Investment

Newsletter

November 26, 2018
Health Headlines November 26, 2018

View all

Credentials

J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law

B.A. History, University of Florida, cum laude

District of Columbia

New York