Jaclyn Whittaker focuses her practice on white collar, complex commercial, and corporate governance disputes. Jaclyn has defended companies and their officers and directors in securities class action and derivative litigation. She also has experience representing officers, directors, and other individuals in government and internal investigations. Jaclyn maintains an active commercial litigation practice and has represented both individuals and companies in breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract claims in various federal and state courts.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Jaclyn worked as a securities litigation and white collar defense associate at an international law firm and clerked on the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
While attending law school, Jaclyn served as a comment editor on the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Board.
University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2013, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
Villanova University, 2009, B.A., Political Science, summa cum laude
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
US District Court for the District of New Jersey
Clerkship to Judge Kent A. Jordan of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (2014 - 2015)
Clerkship to Judge Paul S. Diamond of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2013 - 2014)