Brooke Schultz represents companies in civil and criminal enforcement actions around the world and in complex business litigation nationwide. Her practice focuses on defending matters involving possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the False Claims Act (FCA), and other anticorruption, securities, and consumer protection laws. San Diego Super Lawyers has recognized Brooke as a "Rising Star" for the past five years.
Brooke has defended multinational companies, boards of directors, audit committees, and individuals against civil and criminal litigation and investigations by the Department of Justice (DOJ), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), various U.S. Attorneys' offices, and other federal and state agencies. She has represented major public and private companies in investigations involving highly sensitive topics across a variety of jurisdictions and industries. Brooke also advises companies on risk management, disclosures, monitorships, and on developing their corporate ethics and compliance programs.
As a securities and commercial litigator, Brooke helps companies litigate securities fraud actions and consumer protection actions. Her trial experience includes prosecuting cases as a volunteer prosecutor with a local district attorney's office.
Brooke has published and spoken on matters relating to compliance and investigation best practices and ethical issues, FCPA enforcement, and securities and whistleblower trends. She is a founding member and on the leadership team of the Women's White Collar Defense Association (WWCDA) San Diego Chapter and is a member of the Federal Bar Association.
- January 6, 2018
FCPA 2017 Year in Review
- February 21, 2016
Downturn in FCPA Enforcement Only Temporary, National Law Journal
- January 23, 2020
Jones Day's 2020 MCLE University
- University of California, Berkeley (J.D. 2011; Supervising Editor, California Law Review); California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (B.A. in Political Science 2008)
- California and Texas
"Rising Star," San Diego Super Lawyers (2016-2020)
Member, Global Investigations Team of the Year, American Lawyer Global Legal Awards (2016)