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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 represents global companies and their boards of directors, audit committees, and officers and directors in connection with compliance counseling, internal investigations, and inquiries by the DOJ, SEC and other governmental agencies and self-regulatory organizations.  Jennifer’s practice focuses on 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, corporate governance, and corporate social responsibility matters.  She has extensive experience assisting clients—from start-ups to multinational companies—in assessing and enhancing their regulatory compliance programs.

Jennifer regularly conducts anti-corruption, trade sanctions and other regulatory due diligence for companies and financial institutions engaging in corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and debt and equity securities 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 has covered issues in over 40 countries and across a range of industries, including financial services, digital assets and emergent technologies, real estate, retail, oil & gas, renewable energy, transportation, and consumer goods.  She also has written on compliance-related issues in Law360, Practical Law, The Deal, and the 2022 and 2023 anti-money laundering editions of International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG). 

Jennifer maintains an active pro bono practice in which she provides regulatory and compliance advice to leading performing arts institutions in New York City.  She also currently serves on the firm’s Women’s Initiatives Committee and the Green & Wellness Committee.