BrookeSchultz

Partner

San Diego + 1.858.314.1169

Brooke Schultz represents companies and their directors and officers in criminal and civil investigations and complex business litigation nationwide. She has significant experience conducting sensitive U.S. and cross-border investigations for clients facing criminal, civil, and regulatory compliance issues under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the False Claims Act (FCA), and other laws. Brooke also handles complex litigation matters in federal and state courts.

Brooke has defended major public and private companies, boards of directors, audit and special committees, and individuals against enforcement actions brought by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and other agencies. She regularly counsels companies on crisis management, corporate governance, and effective ethics and compliance programs.

Brooke has published and spoken on a variety of enforcement-related topics, including cross-border corporate criminal liability, FCPA and whistleblower trends, and ethical issues in government and internal investigations. She is a founding member of the Women's White Collar Defense Association (WWCDA) San Diego Chapter and also maintains an active pro bono practice. Currently, through the Firm's Laredo Project, Brooke represents clients seeking asylum in the United States.

San Diego Super Lawyers has recognized Brooke as a "Rising Star" for the past six years.

Experience

  • Hospital system successfully resolves false claims for transport servicesJones Day represented a hospital system in a False Claims Act investigation into false claims for transport services.
  • Oil and gas company conducts internal investigation into allegations of corruption in AsiaJones Day represented a publicly-traded oil and gas company in an internal investigation into allegations of corruption in Asia.
  • Procter & Gamble sells Pringles snacks business to Kellogg for $2.7 billionJones Day advised The Procter & Gamble Company in the sale of its Pringles snacks business to The Kellogg Company in a $2.7 billion all-cash transaction.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • January 23, 2020
      Jones Day's 2020 MCLE University
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