Ilene Jaroslaw is a partner in Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney’s White Collar Defense & Government Investigations practice and Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. To the firm, she brings 23 years of trial and appellate expertise as a federal prosecutor with the U.S. 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 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit;
  • Received the Charles E. Rose Award for Outstanding Service as an Assistant U.S. Attorney from the Eastern District Association, as well as the Director’s Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant U.S. Attorney from  the U.S. Department of Justice, among other awards and commendations from the U.S. Attorney General, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Homeland Security, Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation Division, U.S. Postal Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services – Office of Inspector General, U.S. 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 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and in the U.S .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 Southern District of New York trial, securing multi-million dollar jury verdict against multinational credit card company
  • Bank president in Department of Justice criminal investigation
  • Hedge fund director in criminal investigation in the Eastern District of New York
  • CEO in SEC enforcement and criminal prosecution in Southern District of New York
  • University in internal and criminal investigation in Eastern District of New York
  • NYSE-listed corporation in business litigation in state court
  • Silicon Valley tech company in contract litigation in state court


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

  • Federal Bar Council
  • Eastern District Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association, Women in the Legal Profession – White Collar Crime Subcommittee
  • Women’s White Collar Defense Association
  • Citizens Crime Commission of New York City – Lawyers Council