Jonathan B. New represents clients in white collar criminal and regulatory matters, corporate investigations and complex commercial litigation, with a particular focus on cross-border government investigations.
He has represented clients in connection with criminal and regulatory investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Division of Enforcement, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Internal Revenue Service and the New York State Office of the Attorney General.
Jonathan also advises clients on legal and regulatory compliance issues and has counseled clients on various issues involving intellectual property and computer crimes. He approaches matters analytically, developing a strategy that is based on a thorough understanding of the facts and presents the client’s position in a light that most resonates with regulators, judges and jurors.
- Represented an entity, high-profile individuals and former government officials in the investigation conducted by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller
- Serves as lead lawyer in the representation of numerous foreign claimants in the largest civil forfeiture action brought by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative involving alleged corruption and embezzlement by a former Nigerian president and his family and associates.
- Represented a leading public affairs agency in connection with a high-profile federal civil and criminal investigation related to trading by an activist investor.
- Represented Chief Compliance Officer of a broker-dealer in connection with anti-money laundering investigation by FINRA.
- Represented multinational consulting firm in connection with criminal and civil asset forfeiture investigation by DOJ.
- Advised the U.S. subsidiary of an international industrial conglomerate on anti-money laundering and Bank Secrecy Act compliance.
- Represented an officer of a health-care management firm in connection with parallel civil False Claims Act and criminal health-care fraud investigations by the Department of Justice.
- J.D., Harvard Law School, 1997, magna cum laude, Harvard Law Review
- B.S., Yale University, 1994, summa cum laude
- U.S. Supreme Court, 2011
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2005
- U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2011
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1999
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2010
- American Bar Association: Criminal Justice Section
- New York City Bar Association: Committee on Government Ethics and Council on Criminal Justice
- American Lawyer Media Business Crimes Bulletin: Editorial Board
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