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Jessica Hagen is counsel with King & Spalding's Special Matters and Investigations practice. She focuses on white-collar criminal defense, internal corporate investigations, False Claims Act cases and defense of regulatory enforcement actions.

Previously, Jessica was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Middle District of Georgia. While at the U.S. Attorney's Office, she served as the General Crimes Prosecutor for the Athens Division, handling all the non-drug prosecutions for ten counties, including prosecutions for bank fraud, wire and mail fraud, money laundering, bank robbery and gun crimes.

In eight years with the U.S. Attorney's Office, Jessica tried more than 17 cases, including a number of multi-defendant conspiracy cases. In addition, she served as the appellate attorney for the office, responsible for reviewing and approving all appeals filed in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals as well as delivering a number of oral arguments before the court.

Prior to working with the U.S. Attorney's office, Jessica was engaged in private practice of law in Atlanta for three years and, prior to that, for two years in Los Angeles.

From 1988-1989, Jessica was a law clerk to the Honorable Gerald Bard Tjoflat, Judge, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Jessica received her law degree from Columbia University in 1988, where she was the notes editor for the Law Review.

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Credentials

J.D., Columbia University

B.A., Stanford University, with distinction

California

District of Columbia

Georgia

New York

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Judicial Clerk, Hon. Gerald Bard Tjoflat, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

California (1990); Georgia (1992); New York (1995); Washington DC (1992)

Credentials

J.D., Columbia University

B.A., Stanford University, with distinction

California

District of Columbia

Georgia

New York

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Judicial Clerk, Hon. Gerald Bard Tjoflat, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

California (1990); Georgia (1992); New York (1995); Washington DC (1992)