Partner, Mayer Brown
Jason Linder, a former senior federal prosecutor, co-chairs Mayer Brown’s Global Anti-Corruption & FCPA practice. Resident in the firm’s Washington, DC and Los Angeles offices, Jason is a trial lawyer who counsels and defends boards, multinational companies, and executives through corporate crises and government and media scrutiny; leads internal and government-facing investigations; and provides compliance counseling. Jason has led matters in more than 65 countries and in all major industries, and has deep expertise in matters involving corruption, securities fraud and others financial fraud, money laundering, tax evasion, and anticompetitive conduct.
Jason is highly regarded by US and foreign authorities. He has worked with or against nearly every major US Attorney’s Office, many components of DOJ’s Main Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, other US law enforcement and regulatory agencies, and foreign authorities and multilateral development banks across the globe. Before joining Mayer Brown, Jason chaired another major firm’s global investigations and white collar criminal defense practice. From 2007 to 2017, he served as a federal prosecutor, both in the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division—where he led many of the Department’s most cutting-edge cross-border white collar investigations—and as an Assistant US Attorney in the Southern District of Florida.