RK&O promotes Jamie Schafer to Partner

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January 1, 2020

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP  is pleased to announce that Jamie A. Schafer has been named a partner in the firm.

“The firm is excited to promote these highly deserving women to their new roles,” said Jennifer Grady, managing partner of the firm. “Jamie has demonstrated an impressive talent for navigating multi-jurisdictional investigations and other sensitive engagements. Our clients have come to recognize and value her judgment in high-value matters, just as her partners at RK&O do.”

Ms. Schafer advises clients on internal investigations, criminal and regulatory enforcement actions and compliance questions relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, U.S. economic sanctions, federal securities laws and anti-money laundering rules. Her vast experience managing multi-jurisdictional investigations has spanned five continents, and she has conducted multiple global risk assessments for the boards of publicly traded companies. Ms. Schafer also regularly advises foreign and domestic clients on designing compliance programs as well as conducting transactional diligence with regard to compliance with U.S. laws and regulations. She is a co-chair of the National Women’s Law Center Leadership Advisory Committee and a member of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association. She received her J.D., with honors, from the George Washington University Law School, and her B.A., with honors, from the University of Chicago.

For her extensive pro bono work on behalf of indigent clients and nonprofit organizations, Ms. Schafer was named to the 2013, 2014 and 2018 Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll. She also received the 2014 Safe Haven Award from Immigration Equality for her pro bono representation of LGBTQ immigrants.