Jason P. Criss

Jason Criss’s practice focuses on white collar criminal defense matters, internal investigations, and media law. His white collar and regulatory experience has included the representation of public companies, financial institutions, and individuals in investigations conducted by the Department of Justice, SEC, Congressional committees, and other governmental bodies. He has conducted investigations for companies, financial institutions, and audit committees into potential violations of the FCPA, insider trading, research analyst conflicts of interest, export control violations, and accounting fraud. He also has represented a range of clients in litigation matters, including cases and proceedings related to his white-collar practice.

Mr. Criss regularly advises journalists on content liability and newsgathering issues, and he has represented media clients in First Amendment and defamation cases before trial and appellate courts. He also advises clients in other industries on questions related to defamation, privacy, FOIA, and other media law issues.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) White Collar Defense & Investigations and 3) Communications & Media
Law School Columbia Law School, (J.D.,1999)
Admitted Year 1993
Education Yale University, (B.A., 1996)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Covington & Burling
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