BiographyKristin H. Jones is a partner in the White Collar Litigation and Investigations Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office. Ms. Jones serves on the firm’s Associates and Hiring Committees.
Ms. Jones specializes in civil and white collar criminal cases arising out of allegations of fraud, false statements and bad faith. Her matters frequently involve the intersection of criminal investigations and civil litigation. She has significant courtroom experience, including trials in state and federal courts and arbitrations in AAA and other forums.
Ms. Jones is a member of the Steering Committee, American Bar Association, Young Lawyers’ Division, White Collar Crime Section, Philadelphia Chapter. She also serves on the steering committee of the Philadelphia Women’s White Collar Defense Association.
Before joining Pepper in 2007, Ms. Jones was an associate in the white collar and securities litigation department at Dechert LLP.
Ms. Jones is a graduate of Cornell University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1997) and the University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2000), where she was a note and comment editor of the Wisconsin Law Review and elected to the Order of the Coif.
Ms. Jones is a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bars, and she is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, and the District of New Jersey.
Ms. Jones represents businesses and individuals facing investigation by federal and state law enforcement authorities and government agencies. Ms. Jones also represents businesses and individuals who have been victims of crimes, or who are investigating potential crimes against them.