Jonelle C. Saunders is part of our litigation and healthcare teams providing services in a wide range of areas. Jonelle advises clients on general litigation matters, corporate investigations, and regulatory enforcement and compliance. She also provides counsel to stakeholders across the healthcare industry on regulatory and litigation matters, including federal and state fraud and abuse matters.
Before joining Morgan Lewis, Jonelle was an associate at a large financial institution, where she served as in-house counsel focusing on litigation, government relations, government investigations, and regulatory enforcement. She continues to work on white collar issues and governmental and internal corporate investigations in various industries including financial services and healthcare. Jonelle has experience in investigations before the US Department of Justice, the HHS Office of Inspector General, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Office of the Comptroller of Currency.
Jonelle received her J.D. from the University Of Pennsylvania Law School, where she completed a joint degree in bioethics with the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She worked as a senior researcher for the Leonard Institute of Health Economics focusing on interdisciplinary health system-related research and social and economic policy analysis.
University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2014, J.D.
University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, 2014, M.A., Bioethics
Carnegie Mellon University, 2011, B.S./M.S.
District of Columbia
Awards and Affiliations
Member, The Association of Black Women Attorneys
Member, Metropolitan Black Bar Association
Associate Editor, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law