Jacqueline Becerra: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Jacqueline Becerra

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Miami,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone305.579.0534

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Foreign Corruption Practices Act
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0534
Fax: 305.579.0717
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Jacqueline-Becerra
 
University University of Miami, B.A., cum laude, 1991; Phi Beta Kappa, President's Honor Roll, Dean's List, Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Outstanding Graduate Award, Outstanding Hispanic Student in Political Science, President's 100, service organization; John Fletcher Caskey Prize for best trial presentation in the Barrister's Union Prize Trial, 1993, Coker Fellow Teaching Assistant for Professor Harlon Dalton, Civil Procedure, 1993-1994, Special Projects Editor, Yale Law and Policy Review, 1993-1994, Student Director, Immigration Legal Services Clinic, 1993-1994
 
Law SchoolYale Law School, J.D., 1994
 
Admitted1994, Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
 
Memberships 

Professional & Community Involvement

•Board Member, Miami-Dade County School Board, Ethics Advisory Council

•Managing Director, American Bar Association, Litigation Section

•Member and Former President, Federal Bar Association, South Florida Chapter

•Member, Cuban American Bar Association

 
LanguagesSpanish
 
Born1970
 
Biography

A highly experienced litigator, Jacqueline Becerra represents individuals and entities in a broad range of both complex civil and criminal matters. Jacqueline's practice includes commercial, securities, employment, patent and trademark litigation, as well as criminal matters, including internal corporate investigations and advising clients on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

Jacqueline served as Special Counsel to the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, as a Trial Attorney in the Civil Division, and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Columbia and the Southern District of Florida. As a Trial Attorney with the Department of Justice's Civil Division in Washington, D.C., Jacqueline handled complex civil matters including class action defense, constitutional claims, Title VII, Freedom of Information Act litigation and Right to Financial Privacy cases. As an Assistant U.S. Attorney, she was responsible for all aspects of federal prosecution including the oversight of undercover operations and confidential informants, and obtaining authorization for wire interceptions.

Jacqueline has handled more than 50 jury and non-jury trials and arbitrations.

Areas of Concentration

•Complex commercial litigation

•Internal corporate investigations

•Securities litigation and arbitration

•Class action defense

•Jury and non-jury trials

Awards & Recognition

•Listed,TheBest Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Securities, 2010-2014

•Listed,Chambers USA Guide, 2005-2014

•Listed,Super Lawyersmagazine,Florida Super Lawyers, 2013-2014

•Listed,Florida Trendmagazine Legal Elite, Litigation, 2009-2010

•Recipient, Director's Award, for Superior Performance, Executive Office for the U.S. Attorneys, 2001

•Recipient, Tim Evans Memorial Award, for Outstanding Performance as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, 2001

•Recipient, Young Federal Lawyers Award, Federal Bar Association, 2000

Legal Experience

•Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Columbia

•Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Florida

•Special Counsel to the U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Florida

•Trial Attorney, U.S. Justice Department, Federal Programs Civil Division

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

•Panelist, The Importance of FCPA and Anti-Corruption Risk Assessments, Association of Corporate Counsel Webcast, June 3, 2014

Associated News & Events

Press-Releases

07.02.14 98 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers

06.13.14 Greenberg Traurig is lead M&A counsel in Amaya Gaming's acquisition of Rational Group for $4.9B

05.29.14 53 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide

05.23.14 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide

03.04.14 Greenberg Traurig's Joe D. Whitley and Jacqueline Becerra to Speak at American Bar Association's White Collar Crime National Institute in Miami Beach

06.11.13 55 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Included In 2013 Chambers USA Guide

05.28.13 Chambers USA Guide 2013 Includes 176 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, 33 Practice Areas

06.11.12 54 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys and 13 Top-Ranked Practice Areas in Florida Appear in 2012 Chambers USA Guide

06.07.12 2012 Chambers USA Guide Includes More than 170 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, 38 Practice Areas

04.19.12 Kim M. Keenan of NAACP Honored with Diana P. Scott Integrity In Action Award at the 2012 Greenberg Traurig Women's Business Forum

Published Articles

02.01.12 Latin American M&A Spotlight

Alerts

11.16.12 DOJ and SEC Release New Guidance on FCPA: More Clarity but Few Bright Lines

 
Reported CasesLed team conducting an internal investigation in Mexico of a multinational company with various FCPA, accounting and internal compliance deficiencies.; Represented multinational election service provider in FCPA investigation before the U.S. Department of Justice.; Acted as trial counsel in defense of Spanish media company against claims by a competitor in the Spanish-language radio business, resulting in a settlement during trial.; Represented international financial services company in more than 20 securities arbitrations alleging conflict of interest between research and investment banking.; Represented national insurance provider in a multimillion-dollar fraud claim against an insured.; Represented companies and conducted internal investigations concerning FCPA compliance as well as general corporate fraud investigations.; Represented a U.S. citizen wrongfully convicted of a murder in Nicaragua.
 
ISLN911890424
 
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Office Information

Jacqueline Becerra

333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
MiamiFL 33131




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