Erica A. Jaffe represents corporations and individuals in government and internal investigations, complex civil and criminal disputes, and corporate governance matters. Erica has conducted investigations and defended suspected violations of anticorruption laws, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) matters, accounting fraud, securities fraud, compliance violations, and other financial fraud matters. In addition to US investigations, she has conducted cross-border internal investigations in several countries, including Germany, Singapore, and Brazil. Erica has experience in fact development, eDiscovery and document management, witness interviews, and internal and external reporting.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Erica was an associate at a global law firm. Before law school, she was a senior consultant at an international consulting firm where she implemented anti-money laundering compliance programs and conducted FCPA investigations. Erica is a Certified Fraud Examiner.
Erica maintains an active pro bono practice, representing immigrants seeking asylum. She is the immediate past co-chair of the National Immigrant Justice Center's Junior Leadership Board.
University of Chicago Law School, 2015, J.D.
Knox College, 2008, B.A., Economics and Political Science, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Awards and Affiliations
Named, "Rising Star" by the National Immigrant Justice Center, 18th Annual Human Rights Awards (2017)
Co-Chair, National Immigrant Justice Center Junior Leadership Board
Recipient, Thomas R. Mulroy Prize for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy and Oral Argument, University of Chicago Law School
Recipient, Ann Watson Barber Outstanding Service Award
Symposium Editor, The University of Chicago Legal Forum