Jennifer C. Negron

Discovery Attorney

New York
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Overview

Jennifer Negron is a discovery attorney with significant experience in the areas of antitrust, banking, compliance, contracts, corporate, energy, ERISA, finance, FCPA, health care, insurance, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, product liability, state and federal regulatory securities, technology/e-commerce, telecommunications and white collar defense matters.

Jennifer's background as a litigator in the Bronx County District Attorney's Office gives her a well-rounded perspective on how to approach each case, when to question findings, how to create and manage an efficient workflow and the most effective way in which to provide the data.

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  • Created standard and categorical privilege logs; conducted and oversaw privilege redactions including metadata.
  • Assigned specific bond trades, reviewed all associated documents and generated a trade chronology with a detailed analysis of the trade, including a determination as to presence or lack of any misrepresentations made by the employees involved. Also conducted second level QC of team members' chronologies.
  • Asked to stay on after review team released in order to compile searchable Word document from investigator’s numerous handwritten notes of cooperator’s interview for cross-examination use and reviewed newly turned-over documents prior to and during trial.
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Experience

  • Created standard and categorical privilege logs; conduct and oversee privilege redactions including metadata.
  • Assigned specific bond trades, reviewed all associated documents and generated a trade chronology with a detailed analysis of the trade, including a determination as to presence or lack of any misrepresentations made by the employees involved. Also conducted second level QC of team members' chronologies.
  • Asked to stay on after review team released in order to compile searchable Word document from investigator’s numerous handwritten notes of cooperator’s interview for cross-examination use and reviewed newly turned-over documents prior to and during trial.
  • Worked on civil litigations and federal criminal prosecutions involving Sherman Act antitrust violations, Department of Justice, SEC and FINRA initiated financial crime investigations.
  • Conducted thorough review of over two million documents produced by the U.S. Attorney’s Office pertaining to upcoming litigation involving allegations of bid rigging and collusion.
  • Reviewed and coded voluminous Bloomberg chats involving Foreign Exchange traders and produced a searchable index containing specific issue items related to DOJ criminal investigation concerning alleged financial crimes and FX rate rigging.

Litigation Experience

  • Litigated hundreds of cases involving white collar criminal offenses, animal cruelty, credit card fraud, forgery, grand larceny, auto-theft, computer-based crimes, currency counterfeiting, identity theft and medical insurance fraud.
  • Aggressively screened, investigated and prosecuted high-profile felonies, handling 85 - 100 pending and outstanding cases at any given time. Called upon to prepare and second seat junior assistants for upcoming trials and grand jury presentations. Tried numerous felony and misdemeanor criminal matters, conducted dozens of evidentiary and administrative hearings and presented over 200 cases to the grand jury.
  • Oversaw homicide and major felony crime scenes, managed suspect line-ups, executed preliminary felony hearings and engaged in plea negotiations with defense attorneys.
  • Interviewed witnesses and analyzed the evidentiary support behind each charge.
  • Served on large economic crime investigations involving the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the Department of Defense, the FBI and the U.S. Postal Inspectors Office to provide valuable information on white collar criminal suspects relevant to their interests.
  • Discovered the underlying code behind an international credit card fraud operation based out of Senegal. Successfully deciphered a language-based concealment system in French and documented every critical finding to ensure a full prosecution and ultimate conviction. Efforts eliminated a long-standing menace to New York and saved hundreds of thousands in lost Social Security, bank accounts and credit card charges.
  • Successfully argued writs of habeas corpus and expertly prepared two psychiatric expert witnesses to testify in a four-day hearing on the competency of a defendant to stand trial. Demonstrated professional adaptability in identifying the proper questions to extract the maximum benefit from each witness’s testimony.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • New York City Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Hispanic National Bar Association

Prior Positions

  • Lexolution LLC: Contract Attorney (2012 to 2021)
  • Bronx County District Attorney's Office: Assistant District Attorney (2004 to 2012)
    • Investigations Bureau – Arson, Auto & Economic Crimes (2006 to 2012)
    • General Crimes Bureau – Felony Grand Jury (2005 to 2006)
    • Criminal Court Bureau (2004 to 2005).

Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • J.D., Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2004
  • B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1999