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Jennifer T. Gordon
P: +1.202.828.1705
F: +1.800.404.3970

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Jennifer Gordon is an associate in Bracewell’s Washington, DC office, where she focuses her practice on white collar criminal defense and energy regulation. 

Jennifer participates in representing clients throughout the trial and appellate process on a wide range of matters arising under state and federal law. She represents clients in connection with Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA) compliance, securities fraud, public corruption, and environmental crimes. Jennifer has experience representing clients in government investigations and enforcement actions brought by the DOJ, SEC, and FINRA. She also assists corporate clients with internal investigations of potential misconduct.

Additionally, Jennifer represents and counsels energy companies and commodity trading companies in regulatory, compliance, and enforcement matters concerning the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission and state public utility commissions.

Jennifer’s pro bono work has included representations in immigration-related matters, such as representing unaccompanied minors in removal proceedings and assisting them in attaining legal status.


J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2013
B.A., summa cum laude, University of South Carolina Honors College, 2010

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia


Editorial Board, Virginia Journal of International Law
Dillard Fellow (2011-2012) and Senior Dillard Fellow (2012-2013), University of Virginia School of Law
Phi Beta Kappa
Intern, Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Virginia