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Jen Spaziano is co-chair of Skadden’s Litigation Group in the Washington, D.C. office. She represents financial institutions, corporations and individuals in civil litigation in federal and state courts throughout the country. She has extensive experience in actions brought under the False Claims Act (FCA), federal securities laws, the Fair Housing Act (FHA), the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and the Alien Tort Statute (ATS). She has handled numerous appeals, including in the Second, Fourth, Seventh, Ninth and Tenth Circuits. She also has assisted boards and audit committees in conducting internal investigations of potential corporate misconduct and corporate governance issues.
Ms. Spaziano has represented:
Ms. Spaziano has written about proposed and enacted federal legislation designed to expand and strengthen the FCA and about U.S. Supreme Court decisions involving the federal securities laws and the ATS. She is the co-author of an InfoPAKSM for the Association of Corporate Counsel titled “Crisis Management in Litigation and Investigations: Parallel Proceedings, Competing Stakeholders, and Multiple Venues.” She was named as one of Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation in 2016, and as one of the 2014 BTI Client Service All-Stars by The BTI Consulting Group for providing outstanding client service.
Ms. Spaziano serves on the firm’s pro bono and hiring committees and is a member of the Lawyers Committee of the National Center for State Courts. She also volunteers at the Washington Animal Rescue League, where she socializes homeless cats and dogs.
J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, 1995 (summa cum laude)
A.B., Boston College, 1992 (magna cum laude)