Ilene Jaroslaw

Ilene Jaroslaw


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Georgetown University Law Center
Georgetown School of Foreign Service

  • JD/MS magna cum laude
  • Associate Editor, Georgetown Law Journal

Harvard College

  • A.B. cum laude, Government


New York


U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

U.S. District Court, EDNY

U.S. District Court, SDNY

U.S. District Court, WDNY

U.S. District Court, NDNY


New York Metro Super Lawyers – Criminal Defense: White Collar

Crain’s Notable Women in Law

New York Women Leaders In The Law

Women Worth Watching – Profiles In Diversity Journal

Charles E. Rose Award for Outstanding Service – Eastern District Association

Director’s Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant United States Attorney

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association

  • Criminal Justice Section Council Member
  • Co-Chair, Women in White Collar Committee

Women’s White Collar Defense Association

  • National Social Media Committee
  • New York Social Media Coordinator

New York Council of Defense Lawyers

  • Eastern District Committee

New York City Bar Association

  • White Collar Crime Committee

JALBCA: Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert

  • Executive Committee of the Board of Directors
  • Co-Chair, Grants Committee

Ilene Jaroslaw defends individuals, universities, and businesses in high stakes criminal, civil, and asset forfeiture litigation in federal courts throughout the United States. Her experience includes white collar criminal defense matters, internal investigations, and commercial litigation. As a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, she investigated and prosecuted hundreds of cases, including taking 30 federal cases to a jury verdict and arguing 30 appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. While serving as Chief of the General Crimes section in the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Jaroslaw investigated a wide range of financial crimes, including securities fraud, insider trading, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, money laundering, tax fraud, and health care fraud. Ilene has also litigated on behalf of physicians and medical practices throughout the U.S. court system at a leading nonprofit advocacy organization, and successfully challenged state laws restricting women’s access to abortion. Jaroslaw has also monitored hearings in the Khalid Sheikh Mohammed military commission at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on behalf of the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section.