Lauren_Cook Jackson

Lauren Cook Jackson

Counsel, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Lauren Cook Jackson is counsel in the Washington D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She practices in the firm’s Financial Institutions, Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance, Securities Enforcement and Investment Funds practice groups.

Ms. Jackson’s practice focuses on securities regulatory compliance and enforcement matters. She serves as regulatory compliance counsel to retail and institutional broker-dealers and investment advisers. She has also represented global financial institutions, public companies, broker-dealers, investment advisers, private fund issuers, swap dealers, and commercial commodities traders as well as other regulated entities and professionals in responding to examinations, investigations, and enforcement proceedings brought by securities regulators and self-regulatory organizations including: the SEC, CFTC, FINRA, NYSE, DOJ, OCC, CBOE, CME, NFA, NASAA task force groups, and state securities divisions and attorneys general.

Ms. Jackson regularly assists clients in conducting internal investigations into potential violations of state and federal securities laws and in identifying steps necessary to obtain compliance with such regulations, as well as self-reporting to securities regulators when required. She similarly has extensive experience designing and advising on the execution of large-scale remediation programs that balance the concerns and priorities of a firm’s internal constituents, mitigate potential follow-on litigation risk, and fulfill the requirements of relevant regulatory undertakings.

Ms. Jackson graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2000 and received her law degree magna cum laude from the University of Richmond School of Law in 2008. She is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and North Carolina.