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Gayle E  Littleton

Gayle E Littleton

Gayle Littleton is a partner at Jenner & Block and a member of its investigations, compliance and defence and litigation practices. She focuses on advising and defending corporations in connection with anti-corruption (FCPA), fraud, whistleblower complaints, #MeToo allegations and regulatory compliance matters; conducting complex, worldwide internal investigations; and defending corporations in connection with civil actions brought pursuant to the False Claims Act and the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act. Before joining Jenner & Block, she served as a federal prosecutor for 12 years, working in the US Attorney’s Offices for both the Northern District of Illinois and the Northern District of Florida. She served on the team that investigated and prosecuted former Illinois Governor George Ryan’s chief of staff. She also investigated and prosecuted high-level white-collar cases and served as senior litigation counsel to the US attorney, where she advised on charging decisions. She graduated from Cornell Law School and served as a law clerk to the Hon. Joseph L Tauro of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the Hon. Gerald W Heaney of the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. She is admitted to practise in New York, Illinois and Florida.