Jacqueline Bonneau is an Associate in the Firm's Litigation department. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, white collar defense and internal investigations, and employment law. She shares the Firm’s commitment to pro bono service. From 2012 to 2014, Ms. Bonneau served as a law clerk to the Hon. Janet Bond Arterton of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. Ms. Bonneau was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® Ones to Watch for 2021 in the practice area of Litigation - Labor and Employment.
Complex Commercial Litigation
Representation of financial guaranty insurers bringing claims in state court against investment banks that sponsored and originated residential mortgage-backed securities, including trial of breach of contract claims in New York Supreme Court.
Representation of pet food and consumer products manufacturers in cases involving false advertising claims.
Defense of employers in internal investigations and before administrative agencies on matters related to discrimination and retaliation complaints.
Representing a home health care agency in connection with a putative wage and hour class action.
Represented a professional association in an EEOC mediation relating to allegations of age discrimination.
Advised boards of directors on the development and enforcement of anti-discrimination policies in the wake of #MeToo.
White Collar Defense and Investigations
Investigations and representations of corporations in connection with potential allegations arising under the Sherman Act; the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; and other federal laws.
Representation of corporations in connection with investigations by state attorneys general and district attorneys.
Representation of individuals in connection with potential allegations arising under federal securities law.
Representation of a drug manufacturer in connection with a Department of Justice Antitrust price-fixing investigation.
Representing a group of nursing home residents challenging constitutional and statutory violations in the administration of the Nursing Home Transition and Diversion Waiver Program by the New York State Department of Health and its contractor.
Representing a military veteran in connection with an application for a discharge upgrade.
Assisted in developing the National Center for Access to Justice - 2016 Justice Index, an online resource that scores states on the adoption of best practices for ensuring access to justice.
- U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
- New York
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS: “New York Practice: The What, Where & How of Commencing a Lawsuit & Serving Parties,” New York City Bar CLE Webinar (July 23, 2020)
- Co-author, "Trends in CLO Collateral and Performance," Bloomberg Law (October 2020)
- Co-author, "NY Lenders May Face Barriers In Real Estate Dispositions," Law360 (September 21, 2020)
- Co-author, Two-Part Article for Business Crimes Bulletin on The Supreme Court's Criminal Law Decisions in 2018
- Contributor to www.SecondCircuitBlog.com
- Co-author, Two-Part Article for Business Crimes Bulletin on Disproportionate Asset Forfeitures
- Part 1: "Challenging Disproportionate Forfeitures," May 2, 2018
- Part 2: "Addressing Disproportionate Forfeitures: Refining The Bajakajian Analysis," June 6, 2018
- Co-author, "In Rare Ruling Vacating Sentence as Procedurally, Substantively Unreasonable, Second Circuit Expounds on the Role of Mercy," Bloomberg BNA's White Collar Crime Report (January 10, 2018)
- Co-author, "Supreme Court Unanimously Holds SEC Disgorgement Is Subject to Five-Year Limitations Period," Bloomberg BNA's White Collar Crime Report (June 9, 2017)
- Note, "Combating Foreign Bribery: Legislative Reform in the United Kingdom and Prospects for Increased Global Enforcement," 49 Columbia Journal of Transnational Law 365 (2011)