Jessica Oliff Daly’s practice focuses on complex commercial and bankruptcy litigation, white collar criminal defense, securities and commodities enforcement matters, and internal investigations.

Practice & Background

Ms. Daly received her B.A. magna cum laude in 2000 from the University of Pennsylvania and her M.Ed in 2004 from Harvard University. Ms. Daly received her J.D. in 2009 from the New York University School of Law, where she was an articles editor on the Annual Survey of American Law. Ms. Daly is a member of the firm’s pro bono committee. 

Representative Matters

Ms. Daly’s recent representations include:

  • representing a consortium of hedge funds and private equity funds in a fraudulent conveyance action relating to a $2 billion leveraged recapitalization of Boston Generating, LLC (In re Boston Generating, LLC, Case No. 10-14419 and Adv. No. 12-01879 (SCC))
  • representing an investment fund in connection with short-swing profit claims made by a large investor
  • defending senior executives of a major public company in a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigation arising out of conduct in Europe, Asia, and Latin America
  • representing individuals in connection with a subpoena in a Section 1782 proceeding
  • representing two individuals in connection with a multi-million dollar contract dispute
  • representing a major quick-service restaurant in relation to a dispute in federal court surrounding a commercial lease
  • representing media companies engaged in litigation based on New York’s Freedom of Information Law

Awards & Accolades

Ms. Daly was named Akin Gump’s New York office Pro Bono Associate of the Year in 2012.