Georgina Druce is a dual qualified lawyer in New York and England & Wales and focuses her practice on white collar investigations, securities litigation, and enforcement actions. Georgina has represented individuals and organizations in investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission and also has significant experience conducting domestic and cross-border internal investigations, including conducting witness interviews and internal and external reporting. In addition to her investigations experience, Georgina has represented clients in federal and state litigation involving fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, complex financial products, and contractual disputes. She also served as lead counsel in dozens of cases arising out of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Prior to joining the New York Office, Georgina worked in Jones Day's London Office for five years, where she worked on matters involving civil fraud and bribery and corruption. Her experience included obtaining a $450m judgment for the liquidators of Weavering Capital, the failed hedge fund manager, in their fraud proceedings against former directors and employees, and advising a financial institution in a multinational corruption investigation involving the UK Bribery Act.
Georgina is also committed to pro bono service. She has guided clients facing criminal charges through the cooperation process and was successful in obtaining a non-prosecution agreement on behalf of a client facing serious criminal charges. Georgina also works with organizations including Immigration Equality and Kids In Need of Defense, representing asylum seekers and unaccompanied minors.
- Georgetown University (LL.M. in International Legal Studies with a National Security Law Certificate with distinction 2008; Dean's List); BPP Law School (Legal Practice Course with distinction 2007; Graduate Diploma in Law with commendation 2006); Durham University (B.A. in Philosophy with first class honours 2005)
- New York and solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
- National Nuclear Security Administration, U.S. Department of Energy (legal externship, Spring 2008) and the Office of Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. (legal internship, Spring 2008)
- British Legal Awards (2012) — "Litigation & Regulatory Team of the Year" finalist