Jaimie Nawaday is chair of Kelley Drye’s White Collar, Investigations and Compliance practice group. Jaimie focuses her practice on government investigations, white collar defense and civil litigation. She advises and represents organizations and individuals in government investigations relating to potential violations of federal criminal law, the False Claims Act, and asset forfeiture matters. She has also repeatedly appeared on CNN and MSNBC to explain and comment on developing issues in federal criminal law.
As an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) for seven years, Jaimie served in both the Civil and Criminal Divisions and successfully handled both civil and criminal jury trials. Jaimie’s broad experience in handling large, complex cases gives her a unique perspective in guiding clients through government investigations and high stakes litigation. She uses that experience to steer companies through a range of issues that accompany challenging investigations, including parallel inquiries from regulators and press coverage. She also represents companies operating in the state-legal cannabis market both on compliance issues and in law enforcement or regulator inquiries.