Jana Elmore

Jana Elmore

Associate

Jana is an associate in the Investigations and Litigation practice group in the firm’s New York office. Her practice includes supporting clients, namely large global entities, in the conduct of multijurisdictional internal investigations, advocating for them in contentious regulatory proceedings, and advising them on regulatory and compliance matters. She also has experience on congressional inquiry matters. Prior to joining Allen & Overy, Jana worked for the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Jana advises clients on a wide range of regulatory and compliance matters involving commodities, securities, anti-corruption laws, and political laws. She supports clients across various sectors, including financial services, oil & gas, technology, and consumer goods, in the conduct of multijurisdictional internal investigations, regulatory proceedings, and regulatory and compliance matters. Her practice focuses on federal and state government investigations, cross-border litigation, transactional due diligence, and compliance risk assessments. She represents clients in front of the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and state regulators.

Experience

Representative matters

Global asset manager on compliance and corruption risks across its various brands.

Conducting global risk assessment for professional services company and creating Competition Risk Dashboard.

Technology company on global election-related compliance related to new social media platform in France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Ukraine, the UK, and the US.

Global energy technology company on enforcement risk by DOJ and CFTC related to fraud investigation concerning activity in the global financial markets.

Pro bono

Advising clients through Criminal Justice Act panel on maters including racketeering conspiracy, narcotics conspiracy, and resentencing requests. Filing U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief in FEC v. Cruz. Assisting National Women’s Law Center’s Reproductive Rights and Healthcare research bank. Representing clients seeking asylum.

Published Work

“The ICN Working Group: Driving Global Coordination and Convergence in International Cartel Enforcement,” Getting the Deal Through: Cartel Regulation (2016)

“Questions and Answers About Super PACs and Corporate Compliance Risks,” Corporate Counsel (Apr. 20, 2016), with Charles Borden and Claire Rajan

Losurdo, Nicholas J., LaVigne, Peter, and Steenholdt, Jana, (2021) “Goodwin Procter Discusses SEC Statement on Custody of Digital Asset Securities”, Columbia Law School’s Blog on Corporations and the Capital Markets.

Terzaken, John, Steenholdt, Jana, (2018) “The ICN Working Group: Driving Global Coordination and Convergence in International Cartel Enforcement,” Getting the Deal Through: Cartel Regulation.

Roberti, John, Moen, Kelse, Steenholdt, Jana, (2018) “The Role and Relevance of Exemptions and Immunities in U.S. Antitrust Law”, United States Department of Justice.

Borden, Charles, Rajan, Claire, Steenholdt, Jana, (2016) “Questions and Answers About Super PACs and Corporate Compliance Risks”, Corporate Counsel.

Speaking Engagements

Guest Speaker, SEC Penny-Stock Enforcement and Disgorgement Law, RSM White Collar Coffee Conversations Podcast, June 2022

Qualifications

Admissions

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2016

Admitted: United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2016

Admitted: Bar of the District of Columbia, 2016

State of New York, USA (2016)

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2016

District of Columbia, USA (2016)

Academic

J.D., The George Washington University Law School, May 2015

B.S.B.A., Finance, Business Management and Marketing, Creighton University, May 2009

Disclaimer
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.