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Asset Recovery Americas
27-29 November 2022
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Jessica Ortiz
Partner at Molo Lamken (USA)

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Jessica Ortiz is a partner of the U.S. litigation boutique MoloLamken LLP. She is a highly accomplished lawyer who draws on her extensive experience as an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where she served for over eight years, ending her tenure as Chief of the Narcotics Unit.

Ms. Ortiz represents companies and individuals in high-stakes civil litigation and white collar criminal and regulatory investigations and enforcement actions brought by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and other federal and state regulators. She is also called upon to conduct corporate internal investigations in the United States and abroad and to advise clients on crisis and risk management. Ms. Ortiz’s practice also involves enforcement of foreign judgments and asset recovery actions.

In her courtroom work at the United States Attorney’s Office, Ms. Ortiz led 15 jury trials to conviction as lead counsel, including a 3-month RICO enterprise trial stemming from a 76-defendant prosecution. In addition to her successful trial work, Ms. Ortiz has extensive appellate experience, having briefed eight and argued three appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.