Move Expands Special Investigations and SEC Enforcement Areas
New York, NY – November 15, 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP announced today that Douglas R. Jensen, 50, has been named counsel in the litigation group, resident in the Firm’s New York office. A former Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York for 11 years, Mr. Jensen most recently served as Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division.
Mr. Jensen’s expertise includes complex commercial litigation, white-collar criminal defense and SEC investigations. As Assistant U.S. Attorney, he prosecuted and tried complex securities fraud, money laundering, narcotics and mail and wire fraud cases. Mr. Jensen joins Chadbourne from Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP, where, among other things, he acted as an independent examiner to ensure compliance with non-prosecution agreements entered into with the Justice Department and SEC. Prior to working in the U.S. Attorney’s Office, he was a partner with Gaston & Snow in New York.
“Doug’s extensive experience will provide added depth to our white-collar and SEC enforcement and litigation practices, which are extremely active globally,” said Charles K. O’Neill, Chadbourne’s managing partner. “We plan on continuing to expand our special investigations and litigation and SEC enforcement practice groups to accommodate the needs of clients when faced with such issues that affect them.”
“Doug’s diverse background in criminal and civil litigation, combined with his experience as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, make him a tremendous asset to our team,” said Abbe D. Lowell, partner, Chadbourne’s special investigations and litigation practice. “We are pleased to have a lawyer of Doug’s caliber on board to help serve the growing client demand for our counsel.”
Chadbourne’s litigation department has earned a national reputation for excellence in all areas of high-stakes, high-profile, complex business disputes. Chadbourne’s special investigations and litigation and securities enforcement practices are national and international in scope representing clients in connection with a range of matters, including securities enforcement and litigation, both civil and criminal.
“I’m excited to be part of Chadbourne’s litigation team,” said Mr. Jensen. “The Firm’s excellent reputation will provide me a stronger platform on which to continue to develop and enhance my legal practice and areas of expertise. I look forward to helping the Firm’s clients successfully resolve their complex litigation challenges.”
Mr. Jensen earned a J.D. from the New York University School of Law School, where he was Note and Comments Editor of the Review of Law and Social Change, an M.A. from Columbia University, and a B.A., cum laude, from Colorado College.
About Chadbourne & Parke LLP
Chadbourne & Parke LLP, an international law firm headquartered in New York City, provides a full range of legal services, including mergers and acquisitions, securities, project finance, corporate finance, energy, telecommunications, commercial and products liability litigation, securities litigation and regulatory enforcement, special investigations and litigation, intellectual property, antitrust, domestic and international tax, insurance and reinsurance, environmental, real estate, bankruptcy and financial restructuring, employment law and ERISA, trusts and estates and government contract matters. The Firm has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Houston, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kyiv, Almaty, Warsaw (through a Polish partnership), Beijing, and a multinational partnership, Chadbourne & Parke, in London. For additional information, visit www.chadbourne.com.