Jennifer Semko

Baker McKenzie

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Baker McKenzie
Washington, DC

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Washington DC


Jennifer Ancona Semko focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and internal investigations, with more than 20 years of experience litigating in state and federal courts across the United States. Jennifer represents clients in domestic and international disputes and has expertise in cross-border judicial processes. She also has guided clients through investigations by the US Department of Justice, SEC, EPA, NYSE, Senate Finance Committee, United Nations and other government agencies.  She frequently works with her Baker McKenzie colleagues around the globe to handle bet-the-company investigations and litigation matters.

Jennifer is currently the Chair of the Washington Office Litigation and Government Enforcement practice, as well as Co-Chair of the North American Commercial Litigation subgroup.  She is also a Steering Committee member of the Firm's North American Trade Secrets Practice.  In November 2019 she was recognized by the ABA Section of Litigation as one of the "100 Women Who Inspire Us."  

Practice Areas

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Congressional Investigations
  • Corporate Crime
  • Due Diligence Investigations
  • Electronic Discovery
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Government Contracting, Bid Protests and the False Claims Act
  • Government Investigations
  • Internal Investigations
  • Qui Tam; Whistleblower Defense
  • Trade Secrets
  • White Collar Crime

Law or Graduate School Name

  • Tulane University Law School

Law or Graduate School Year

  • 1998