Scott Jones is an associate in the Washington D.C. office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Jones is a member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department and practices in the areas of white collar criminal defense, data breach response, cybersecurity and data privacy, anti-corruption, and trade and economic sanctions.
Mr. Jones has extensive experience directing internal corporate investigations in government-facing matters. Mr. Jones has represented clients in inquiries before the US Department of Justice, US Department of State, Federal Trade Commission, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, HHS, and other federal agencies and bodies, including Congress. These matters have spanned a number of subject areas including information security and data privacy, anti-corruption, ethics, anti-money laundering, trade sanctions and export controls, and accounting and health care fraud.
In connection with these matters, Mr. Jones advises clients on a range of compliance-related issues, including helping clients develop, update and implement incident response and compliance programs. Mr. Jones also represents clients in the diligence setting, carrying out risk-based analyses in cross-border M&A and capital market transactions and conducting related third-party diligence.
Mr. Jones has represented a number of clients pro bono before various local, state and federal tribunals addressing complex matters concerning homelessness, veterans rights, immigration and family law, employment and related business matters, and contract enforcement disputes.