Jacob S. Frenkel
Partner, Shulman Rogers (Washington, D.C.)
Jacob Frenkel is recognized as one of the premier US lawyers in international securities fraud and anti-corruption cases because his aggressive, creative and proactive strategies often put the other side on its heels in investigations and litigation.
Jacob has a reputation for securing superior results for his securities enforcement, white-collar criminal defense, FCPA and internal and government investigations clients.
Over the first 14 years of his career, Jacob conducted investigations for the SEC's Division of Enforcement, was a US federal criminal prosecutor of corruption and financial crimes and worked as a street crimes prosecutor in the New Orleans District Attorney's Office.
Jacob has practiced in the private sector for the past 17 years. Jacob is Chairman of Shulman Rogers' Government Investigations Practice and International Practice groups. Jacob also conducts internal investigations for public and non-public companies.
While at the SEC, Jacob investigated and brought a 16-defendant international stock manipulation case, that involved stock manipulators placing securities at a Bahamian trust company and using offshore boiler rooms for selling stock.
While an SEC Enforcement lawyer and US federal criminal prosecutor, Jacob taught delegates from more than 80 international financial regulatory and law enforcement agencies concerning investigating securities fraud, stock manipulation and parallel civil and criminal proceedings. One example of his current caseload is the representation of Belize-based Titan International Securities and its principals, indicted in the Eastern District of New York in a securities fraud, tax fraud and money laundering case.
Jacob is a sought-after speaker, and often provides expert commentary for major television, radio, newswire services, and publications, including CNBC, CNN, AFP, Bloomberg, the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post.