Erica A. Jaffe counsels clients on a range of compliance-related issues. She works with clients to conduct anticorruption risk assessments, draft codes of conducts and related policies, create compliance program training materials, develop third party due diligence programs, and assess compliance program gaps. Erica also represents corporations and individuals in government and internal investigations, complex civil and criminal disputes, and corporate governance matters. She 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.
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. Erica served as vice chair of the Philadelphia office Pro Bono Committee for the 2019-2020 year.
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
Ones to Watch, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Philadelphia, The Best Lawyers in America (2021–2024)
Inaugural Winner, Elite Advocate of the Year Award, Morgan Lewis Litigation Practice Group (2020)
Named, "Rising Star" by the National Immigrant Justice Center, 18th Annual Human Rights Awards (2017)
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