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Simone N. DeJarnett

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Ms. DeJarnett focuses her practice on mass tort litigation and government enforcement and regulatory compliance. In connection with the firm’s role as national coordinating counsel for multinational corporations she has worked on a number of mass tort cases at a variety of stages of litigation. Her litigation experience includes drafting responding to discovery, drafting dispositive motions, and presenting oral arguments.

As part of her government enforcement and regulatory practice, Ms. DeJarnett also assists clients in responding to government investigations or prosecutions. She has worked specifically on issues concerning the Bank Secrecy Act, anti-money laundering laws, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Ms. DeJarnett assists with internal investigations, conducts witness interviews, drafts investigation summaries, and assists with due diligence investigations. Ms. DeJarnett also assists clients in strengthening existing compliance practices and procedures.

In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. DeJarnett works on anti-trust matters. She drafts pre-merger notifications filings for multinational corporations in the United States and works with local counsel to draft and file notifications in several foreign jurisdictions, including India, the European Union and China.

Ms. DeJarnett also maintains an active pro bono practice, representing people seeking Protection from Abuse orders and juveniles seeking expungement of their juvenile records.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. DeJarnett was a summer associate in the firm’s Pittsburgh office in 2014. In addition, she was a law clerk for one the world’s largest fashion retailers. Ms. DeJarnett was also a volunteer at the Whitman-Walker Health Legal Clinic from 2013-2015.