Lori B. Day is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department and a member of the Investigations, Compliance and Defense Practice. She has experience in criminal and civil matters and maintains an active pro bono practice.
Ms. Day’s practice involves the representation of a wide range of companies and individuals in connection with government and internal investigations in a variety of subject-matter areas, including technology and financial services. She has represented individual clients and entities before the US Department of Justice, multiple US Attorney’s Offices, and the New York Attorney General’s Office. Ms. Day has participated in monitorships of top tier global financial institutions, including the Monitorship of Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC following its $5.3 billion settlement with the US Department of Justice over the sales of residential mortgage-backed securities. She has advised institutions on compliance with US sanctions laws and anti-money laundering regulations. Ms. Day also has experience investigating sensitive matters involving allegations of sexual misconduct or harassment.
Ms. Day maintains an active and varied pro bono practice. Among other pro bono engagements, she has represented individual criminal defendants in federal court, including obtaining a below-Guidelines sentence for a criminal defendant in the Southern District of New York, and has represented an unaccompanied minor in Family Court and immigration court proceedings.
Ms. Day graduated magna cum laude (Order of the Coif) from New York University School of Law in 2013. In law school, Ms. Day served as notes editor for the New York University Law Review, for which she authored a student note regarding employment and entertainment law; she also co-authored with a professor an article on the topic of personal jurisdiction. She received several awards recognizing exceptional academic achievement (Pomeroy Scholar, Butler Scholar, and Law Review Alumni Association Award) and the Frank H. Sommer Memorial Award for outstanding scholarship, character, and professional activities. Ms. Day received her undergraduate degree in 2003 from the University of Michigan, from which she graduated with highest honors with a major in musical theatre performance.
Prior to joining Jenner & Block, Ms. Day clerked for the Honorable Dennis Jacobs of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and for the Honorable Nicholas G. Garaufis of the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York. She also worked as an associate for an international law firm, where her practice focused on securities litigation.