Kevin M.Comeau

Of Counsel

Washington + 1.202.879.3909

Kevin Comeau is an experienced investigator and litigator who handles SEC enforcement and related matters. He has extensive knowledge of investigatory issues relating to financial fraud, corporate disclosure, accounting, compliance, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) transactions, insider trading, broker dealers, investment advisers, and investment companies. Kevin has represented corporate and individual clients in internal investigations and investigations conducted by DOJ, SEC, and other government agencies. Kevin has also advised clients on anticorruption compliance programs and transactional due diligence.

Prior to rejoining Jones Day in 2022, Kevin spent more than five years in the SEC's Division of Enforcement, where he investigated and litigated violations of the federal securities laws. Kevin led investigations relating to accounting fraud, auditor misconduct, offering fraud, issuer disclosures, misconduct by investment advisers, insider trading, and other violations of the federal securities laws. He also has experience running parallel investigations with criminal authorities.

Experience

  • PinnacleHealth System and Penn State Hershey attempt to merge Pennsylvania hospitalsJones Day represented PinnacleHealth System and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center as antitrust counsel in the hospitals' proposed merger.
  • Government contractor conducts internal investigation into potential FCPA violationsJones Day represented a government contractor in connection with an internal investigation into potential FCPA violations in connection with third party real estate transactions in Baghdad, Iraq.
  • RPM International acquires ViapolJones Day advised RPM International Inc. in its acquisition of Viapol Limitada.