Blerina Jasari

Blerina Jasari

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Ms. Jasari is a business litigation associate at Whiteford Taylor & Preston’s Washington, D.C., office.

She represents companies and individuals in connection with criminal and regulatory investigations, as well as parallel civil and administrative litigation and proceedings. As part of her practice, Ms. Jasari advises clients on economic sanctions administered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury (OFAC), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and the Anti Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy Act.

She has represented clients in matters before the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, state Attorneys General, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Ms. Jasari was previously an associate in the White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance Group at an international law firm in New York.

Memberships & Activities

  • Member: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Volunteer Judge at National and International Rounds of Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

Co-Author: "Kosovo Specialist Chambers: Is a Fair Trial Still Possible?" Zëri, July 26, 2019

Co-author: "The Special Investigative Measures of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers: Are the Protections Adequate?", International Enforcement Law Reporter, Vol. 34, Issue 1, January 26, 2018

Co-Author: "The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia closes but the Kosovo Specialist Chambers have yet to begin," Zëri, December 28, 2017

Contributing author: "The Ever-Changing Compliance Landscape: What is the Next Wave?" OECD Integrity Forum, April 2016

Author: “The Effectivity and Equity of the European Emission Trade” in: “L’Union européenne: une Europe sociale et solidaire? Crises et perspectives” Mare & Martin 2015, Collection Droit Public. Presented at “Journée d'études” seminar at Université François Rabelais Tours, Tours, France

Co-author: “Intervention before the International Court of Justice – A Critical Examination of the Court's Recent Decision in Germany v. Italy” in: NUJS Law Review, National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, Vol. 6, 2013 No. 1, December 2013