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Jennifer Potts

Jennifer Potts


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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
32 Old Slip
New York, NY 10005



  • Tufts University, B.A., 2010, magna cum laude
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2014, Order of the Coif; magna cum laude; Managing Editor, Tulane Law Review


  • New York

Jennifer Potts is a litigation counsel in the New York office of Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP.  She focuses her practice on matters relating to anti-corruption compliance, trade sanctions, internal investigations, corporate governance, white collar defense, and crisis advisory. 

Jennifer represents global companies and their boards of directors, audit committees, and officers and directors.  She has experience across a broad range of substantive issues and areas of the law, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, OFAC trade sanctions, anti-money laundering, financial integrity, securities fraud, and corporate social responsibility matters.  Jennifer has extensive experience conducting internal investigations and assisting multinational companies in assessing and enhancing their regulatory compliance programs.

She regularly conducts anti-corruption, trade sanctions and other regulatory due diligence for companies engaging in mergers & acquisitions and other corporate transactions, and she works with clients to design and implement effective post-acquisition compliance programs. She has experience developing and providing industry-tailored anti-corruption and trade sanctions training to audiences around the globe.  Jennifer’s cross-border work on investigative and compliance matters includes conducting FCPA compliance assessments in Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Canada, and the UK. 

Jennifer maintains an active pro bono practice in which she provides regulatory and compliance advice to leading performing arts institutions in New York City.  Through Cahill’s pro bono partnership with The Door, a youth development services center, she leads a clinic that provides assistance to young people in the legal emancipation process.