Ilene Jaroslaw is a partner in Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney’s white collar defense and government investigations practice. To the firm, she brings 23 years of trial and appellate expertise as a federal prosecutor with the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York and her service as senior staff attorney for the Center for Reproductive Rights where she challenged the constitutionality of state laws on behalf of physicians and medical facilities. Ms. Jaroslaw spent her early career as a litigator at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. Among her noteworthy accomplishments, she has:

  • Prosecuted more than 30 federal jury trials to verdict in district court and argued more than 30 appellate matters in the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit;
  • Received the Charles E. Rose Award for Outstanding Service as an Assistant US Attorney by the Eastern District Association, as well as the Director’s Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant U.S. Attorney from  the US Department of Justice, among other awards and commendations from the US Attorney General, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Homeland Security, Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation Division, US Postal Inspection Service, US Department of Veterans Affairs, US Department of Health & Human Services – Office of Inspector General, US Department of Justice –

Office of International Affairs, US Customs Service, Drug Enforcement Administration, Inspector General Academy, and the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association;

  • Represented physicians and medical facilities in federal and state courts in Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Tennessee, in the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the US Supreme Court;
  • Investigated and prosecuted cases involving complex corporate and financial fraud cases, including securities fraud, accounting fraud, commodities fraud, insider trading, FCPA, Ponzi schemes, money laundering, bank fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, tax fraud, health care fraud, and corruption; and
  • Investigated and prosecuted cases involving murder in aid of racketeering, narcotics trafficking, counterfeiting, firearms, bank robbery, postal theft, maritime violations, environmental crimes, labor violations, and credit card fraud.
Representative matters.

Ms. Jaroslaw’s recent representations include:

  • Foreign credit card issuer and acquirer in federal trial, resulting in multi-million dollar jury verdict for conversion against global credit card company
  • Bank president in Department of Justice criminal investigation
  • Silicon Valley corporation in breach of contract action in State Court
  • Hedge fund director in criminal investigation in the Eastern District of New York


Harvard College (A.B. 1984)

  •  cum laude

Georgetown University (J.D., M.S.F.S, 1988)

  • magna cum laude
  • Order of the Coif
  • Associate Editor, Georgetown Law Journal

Public Service &
Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association, Women in the Legal Profession – White Collar Crime Subcommittee
  • Women’s White Collar Defense Association