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Jaclyn Moyer

Partner,
Wilmer Hale

My Contact Information

Wilmer Hale
Washington, DC
Work: (202) 663-6309

Chapter

Washington DC

Bio

My practice focuses on securities litigation and enforcement. I have represented Big Four accounting firms, financial institutions, private equity funds, broker-dealers, hedge funds and individuals under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, self-regulatory organizations, and state attorneys general in a variety of matters, including matters involving allegations of financial and accounting fraud, insider trading, disclosure improprieties, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and non-compliance with audit and regulatory standards. I have experience representing clients in parallel civil, regulatory, and criminal proceedings, as well as with complex commercial litigation.

  • Lead counsel for a Big Four accounting firm in an SEC enforcement investigation concerning a manufacturing company
  • Lead counsel for a Big Four accounting firm in a regulatory investigation concerning auditor independence issues
  • Represented Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who was sued (in his personal capacity) by the SEC for securities fraud, argued broker-dealer issues at oral argument and obtained total dismissal with prejudice of all claims at motion to dismiss
  • Represented the chief financial officer of a Fortune 15 company in an SEC investigation concerning accounting practices and earnings guidance
  • Represented a major financial institution in an SEC investigation into cyber security practices
  • Represented a Big Four accounting firm in an SEC investigation into alleged insider trading
  • Represented Big Four accounting firms in SEC and PCAOB investigations involving numerous complex accounting and auditing issues
  • Represented Big Four foreign network firms in investigations by the PCAOB
  • Represented international affiliate network of a Big Four accounting firm in a PCAOB investigation
  • Represented financial institutions, hedge funds and individuals in various regulatory and criminal investigations related to high-frequency trading
  • Advised a financial institution in an SEC investigation concerning the marketing of structured notes
  • Represented a financial institution in a federal criminal investigation regarding futures trading
  • Represented a financial institution in connection with a series of high profile law enforcement and regulatory investigations conducted by, among others, the US Department of Justice, the UK Financial Conduct Authority, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Reserve, and the US Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
  • Advised hedge funds on intellectual property and other issues arising in the context of examinations being conducted by the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspection & Examinations
  • Represented mutual fund directors in an SEC enforcement investigation
  • Represented a private equity firm and several of its officers in an SEC enforcement investigation
  • Represented a major defense contractor in an inquiry conducted by the Office of the Chief Accountant
  • Represented a Big Four accounting firm in successful motion to dismiss in securities class action. (In re Arthrocare Corp. Securities Litigation, 1:08-cv-00574-SS (W.D. Tex. 2010))  

Pro Bono Work

  • Briefed and argued criminal appeals before the Court of Appeals of Maryland and Maryland Court of Special Appeals, obtaining complete reversal of convictions in Elliott v. State, No. 24, Oct. Term 2010
  • Represented combat veterans in successful appeals from initial denials of disability benefits before the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and the Board of Veteran's Appeals

Practice Areas

  • SEC Enforcement
  • Securities & Futures Regulation
  • Securities Litigation