Jonathan E. Lopez is a partner in the White Collar and Corporate Investigations group at Orrick Herrington and Sutcliffe in Washington, DC. Prior to joining Orrick in 2014, Professor Lopez served as a prosecutor with the Department of Justice for over 11 years, serving in a variety of capacities, including as an Assistant United States Attorney in Miami, a Senior Trial Attorney in the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section, an Attorney Adviser in the Office of Legislative Affairs, and most recently, as Deputy Chief in the Money Laundering and Bank Integrity Unit. Professor Lopez is a highly experienced trial attorney with the rare distinction of having successfully first chaired both an Enron trial and an FCPA trial. Before becoming a prosecutor, Professor Lopez was a corporate finance attorney at Sidley Austin in Los Angeles.
Professor Lopez graduated from UCLA in 1997 and from Georgetown University Law Center in 2000.