Jeffrey Bornstein is a partner in the firm’s San Francisco office. He focuses on white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, SEC and other regulatory matters. He represents corporations and individuals in connection with all types of government enforcement issues and parallel civil actions and derivative matters including criminal antitrust, securities, healthcare fraud, and criminal environmental matters. Mr. Bornstein joined K&L Gates in 2005 following nearly two decades in the criminal and civil divisions of the San Francisco U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Mr. Bornstein is a highly experienced trial lawyer in both civil and criminal cases. He has tried more than 35 jury and non-jury trials in state and federal courts. He has been involved in several high profile and well publicized cases including:
Before joining K&L Gates, Mr. Bornstein was an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Francisco from 1989 to 2005. He worked as the senior litigation counsel for the criminal division, supervised the Major Crimes Unit, and was a member of the White Collar/Securities Fraud Unit. Prior to that, he spent three years as a civil litigator in the United States Attorney’s Office and over four years in the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office and a San Francisco law firm.