Yasmin Best

Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Yasmin N. Best litigates high-stakes white collar and commercial matters and advises clients during government and internal investigations. After nearly a decade as Assistant U.S. Attorney, Yasmin brings a prosecutor’s perspective to defend individuals and institutions in financial and securities litigation and criminal and regulatory inquiries. Yasmin advocates passionately and skillfully for clients in the courtroom.

She has tried 10 jury trials and briefed and argued seven cases in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Yasmin provides strategic counsel on white collar and securities litigation. She has prosecuted large bank fraud investigations and understands their pitfalls, including complex discovery issues and the burden of proof.

Yasmin adeptly builds cases with the goal of prevailing at trial or achieving early resolution when in the client’s best interest.

She is experienced in all types of financial litigation and has prosecuted cases alleging multimillion-dollar embezzlement by insiders, multimillion-dollar mortgage fraud, public corruption, bankruptcy fraud, tax fraud, and complex wire and mail fraud schemes.

Her prosecutorial experience aids her in anticipating the government’s next steps and establishing successful defenses. Yasmin has represented large international corporations facing regulatory and criminal securities investigations across the United States.

She also has conducted internal investigations on behalf of special committees and boards of directors in response to inquiries by the Securities & Exchange Commission and U.S. Attorney’s Office.

With significant experience in the Seventh Circuit, Yasmin can identify a dispute’s long-term strategic needs and position cases for potential appeal. She represents clients on appeal in federal and state courts.

In addition to her significant prosecutorial work as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Yasmin was appointed Human Rights Coordinator for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois, investigating human rights violations within and outside the U.S. Additionally, she was selected to represent the office at the re-entry court run by the Chief Judge of the Northern District of Illinois, aiding recently released ex-offenders with community re-entry.

Education :

  • Harvard Law School, J.D. (2004)
  • Yale University, B.A. in Political Science and American Studies (1999)

Bar Admissions : California

Court Admissions :

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

Professional Associations : Federal Bar Association — Board of Directors, 2014-present


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