Government Investigations and SEC Enforcement Lawyer Jacob Frenkel Joins Dickinson Wright

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Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Jacob S. Frenkel has joined the firm's Washington D.C. office as a Member and will Chair the firm's Government Investigations and Securities Enforcement practice.

Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Jacob S. Frenkel has joined the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as a Member and will Chair the firm's Government Investigations and Securities Enforcement practice. He joins Dickinson Wright from Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, where he served in the same capacity for 11-1/2 years.

“I am most honored and pleased to be joining the outstanding lawyers at Dickinson Wright and the firm’s widely respected national and international platform,” said Jacob Frenkel. “With the ever-increasing scrutiny of US and international law enforcement and securities regulators on corporations and individuals, I look forward to building on the already strong foundation and experience that Dickinson Wright brings to clients in the defense of investigations and cases and conducting internal investigations.”

Mr. Frenkel focuses his practice in federal and state securities enforcement defense, white-collar criminal defense, FCPA, government investigations defense, internal corporate investigations, and corporate governance. He brings to Dickinson Wright his reputation for obtaining favorable results for individuals, including financial services industry professionals, auditors and attorneys, and for corporations and their officers, directors and other senior officials in federal and state securities, financial crimes, FCPA, export, government contracts, public corruption, and other government and regulatory investigations. He also has served as an expert witness in high stakes litigation involving SEC enforcement practices, public corruption, stock manipulation and federal securities laws.

Before going into private practice, Mr. Frenkel served as a Senior Counsel in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement in Washington, US federal criminal prosecutor of public corruption and financial crimes and Assistant District Attorney in New Orleans. He is a member of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors for both the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and the United States Youth Soccer Association. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Independent Corporate Monitors.

Mr. Frenkel received his B.A. from Tulane University College of Arts and Sciences and his J.D. from Tulane University Law School.

About Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 400 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas. Headquartered in Detroit and founded in 1878, the firm has fifteen offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and eight other domestic offices in Columbus, Ohio; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville, Tenn. (2); Las Vegas, Nev.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Reno, Nev.; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s Canada office is located in Toronto.

The firm offers clients a distinctive combination of superb client service and exceptional quality. Dickinson Wright lawyers are known for delivering commercially-oriented advice on sophisticated transactions and have a remarkable record of wins in high-stakes litigation. Dickinson Wright lawyers are regularly cited by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and other leading independent law firm evaluating organizations.

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