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Rasha Gerges Shields

Rasha Gerges Shields is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer who focuses on complex civil litigation, white-collar criminal defense, and internal corporate investigations. She has been the lead trial counsel in federal court and has argued before the California Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the California Court of Appeal, and federal and state trial courts.

Prior to rejoining Jones Day, Rasha was an Assistant United States Attorney for more than seven years, where she also served as the Deputy Chief of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Section. As a federal prosecutor, she tried numerous criminal trials, argued appeals, and directed federal and local law enforcement agencies in dozens of federal criminal grand jury and wiretap investigations. In addition to prosecuting her own cases, Rasha supervised other prosecutors, evaluated investigations for federal prosecution, and trained law enforcement agents. [1]