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Jennifer Schubert

Jenn (Sasso) Schubert is an accomplished trial lawyer who represents individuals and companies in criminal and regulatory matters, as well as high-stakes civil litigation. She also conducts internal investigations in the U.S. and abroad and advises clients on crisis and risk management.

As a former federal prosecutor, Ms. Schubert has extensive experience investigating, litigating, and resolving criminal and regulatory matters. She served as Acting Chief and Deputy Chief of the Organized Crime and Gangs section of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, where she prosecuted and supervised complex racketeering cases, including those involving organized crime, financial fraud, and violent crime. 

Over nearly a decade as an Assistant United States Attorney, Ms. Schubert investigated and prosecuted a wide range of federal matters including bank and wire fraud, corruption, obstruction and witness tampering, extortion, money laundering, narcotics and weapons violations, international drug trafficking, human trafficking, and terrorism. Ms. Schubert served as a Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Coordinator for the U.S. Attorney’s Office. She also served as the sole representative for the United States at United Nations conferences abroad, regarding investigation and prosecution of international organized crime syndicates, and the use of digital and social media evidence in such litigation.

As a federal prosecutor, Ms. Schubert tried numerous cases to verdict with a perfect conviction record, and also briefed and argued multiple appeals before the Second Circuit. 

Previously Ms. Schubert was an associate with Williams & Connolly and with Cravath, Swaine & Moore. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable José A. Cabranes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Representative Matters

White Collar Criminal and Regulatory Matters

  • Members of management and employees of an automobile parts manufacturing company in DOJ criminal fraud investigation
  • Senior executive of software development company in DOJ securities and wire fraud investigation


  • Presenter on behalf of United States, United Nations and International Institute for Justice, Conferences on Counter-Terrorism and Humanitarian Rule of Law, 2019-2020
  • Panelist Speaker on behalf of the US Attorney’s Office, EDNY, IQVIA Institute Conference on Opioid Prosecution, 2019


  • Law clerk to the Honorable José A. Cabranes, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Honors & Awards

True American Hero, Federal Drug Foundation, 2018

Capitol Pro Bono High Honor Roll, D.C. Bar, 2012-2014


University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., cum laude

Executive Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review

Duke University, B.A., magna cum laude

Phi Beta Kappa

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York
  • Washington D.C.
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association, Litigation Section Member

New York City Bar Association

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