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Jeffrey is a member of Reed Smith’s Global Regulatory Enforcement Group, resident in the Philadelphia office. His practice focuses on internal investigations, securities and regulatory matters, and enforcement actions before the DOJ and SEC. His regulatory experience includes representing corporations and their employees in investigations relating to financial reporting and disclosure, insider trading, and fraud. Jeffrey’s experience also includes playing key roles in a number of commercial litigation matters, including multidistrict litigation related to the financial crisis and contract disputes between pharmaceutical distributors.


  • Wayne State University Law School, 2006, J.D., cum laude
  • Michigan State University, 2003, B.A., International Relations

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • Michigan