Ana Bugan is a litigator who regularly represents clients in internal and government investigations, Congressional inquiries, and compliance related matters. She represents both individuals and companies in criminal and civil matters. Clients turn to Ms. Bugan to conduct sensitive, high-stakes internal investigations relating to possible violations of criminal or civil fraud statutes. She has extensive experience with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the False Claims Act and has successfully defended clients in qui tam suits. Ms. Bugan is fluent in Spanish and French and has conducted several investigations in Spanish for multinational clients with operations in Latin America.
Ms. Bugan received her A.B., magna cum laude, from Kenyon College in 1991. She was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and graduated with High Honors in Political Science. Ms. Bugan earned an A.M. in Political Science from the University of Chicago, where she was the recipient of the Olin and Bradley Fellowships and was awarded the Joseph Cropsey Prize for the Outstanding Master’s Thesis in Classical Political Philosophy. Ms. Bugan earned her J.D. in 2002 from Harvard Law School, where she served as an executive editor of the Harvard Law Review.
Before joining Jenner & Block, Ms. Bugan served as a law clerk to the Honorable Matthew F. Kennelly, United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois. Ms. Bugan is fluent in Spanish and French.