Jane Shvets

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
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Jane Shvets is a partner in the firm’s White Collar & Regulatory Defense Group, focusing on white collar defense and internal investigations, in particular regarding compliance with corrupt practices legislation, as well as compliance assessments. Ms. Shvets also advises multinational clients on data protection and cybersecurity matters as well as a wide range of sanctions issues.

Ms. Shvets has also represented a variety of U.S. and foreign corporate clients in complex litigation and international arbitration matters, with a particular emphasis on Eastern Europe and Russia.

She has represented clients in various industries, including private funds, transportation, natural resources, food & beverage, retail and construction.

Ms. Shvets was awarded “Best in White Collar Crime” at the LMG Europe Women in Business Law Awards 2019. She is also ranked as a Dispute Resolution Star by Benchmark Litigation Europe (2020) which recommends her for both her commercial litigation and white collar crime practice. According to clients, “she is a very accomplished professional and very highly recommended - for good reason. She is knowledgeable, totally client-orientated and very professional.” She receives further praise from other clients who note that “she is always 100% on top of both the detail and the strategic context of every matter. She anticipates client reactions, is very dedicated to her clients, and an excellent communicator,” and “for day-to-day communication and client management, Jane is the strongest I have come across.”

Ms. Shvets is recommended for Corporate Crime in The Legal 500 UK (2020), with the guide noting that she is “approachable, available and [she] provides first-class legal advice.” She is further noted as “a great resource” in relation to her Russia-related work. In previous editions of the guide she is described as “a good communicator, and amazingly attentive to clients.” She is also recommended by Chambers UK (2020) for financial crime and recognized as a “Rising Star” by Law360. Global Investigations Review named Ms. Shvets to its “40 Under 40” List and among the most prominent women in the world advising on investigations today.

Practice Areas

  • Anti-Corruption
  • Corporate Crime
  • Crisis Management
  • Due Diligence Investigations
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Government Investigations
  • Internal Investigations
  • Privacy, Data Security and Information Law
  • White Collar Crime