Joseph W. Jacquot

Joe Jacquot is a partner and business attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP. He represents clients in complex federal and state legal and policy matters. Mr. Jacquot counsels companies in financial services regulatory matters and in any matter involving state Attorneys General. His practice includes a wide range of matters including investigation, litigation, federal agency action and crisis communication, and he has deep ties with Attorneys General nationwide as well as with Congress. Mr. Jacquot is a member of the firm’s Consumer Financial Services Practice.

From 2007-2011, Mr. Jacquot served as the deputy attorney general of Florida and chief of staff of the Attorney General’s Office. He led significant litigation including a constitutional challenge by 26 states and negotiated several consumer protection settlements with telecommunications companies. In addition, he successfully argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in a Miranda rights case.

Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Jacquot was senior vice president for a Fortune 1000, publicly traded company where he managed federal and state government affairs and served as corporate counsel. He successfully devised and executed strategy in “bet-the-company” litigation to achieve a multi-state settlement with 49 states. He also provided counsel on Dodd-Frank implementation in respect to mortgage policy, including representing the company before the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).

Mr. Jacquot also held the position of deputy chief counsel of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee serving as lead counsel on the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act, and managing the Supreme Court confirmations of Chief Justice Roberts and Justice Alito.

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Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Consumer Financial Services, 2) Financial Institutions, 3) Government Enforcement and 4) Compliance & White Collar Defense
Law School University of Florida College of Law (J.D.,1999)
Education University of Virginia (B.A.,1992)
Bar Member / Association Florida State Bar Association
Most recent firm Foley & Lardner LLP
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