Jennifer Gachiri

Jennifer Gachiri, a Harvard Law School graduate, is a federal prosecutor in the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.  In that role, she has investigated and prosecuted numerous felony matters involving international money laundering, Bank Secrecy Act and sanctions violations, tax evasion, cybercrime, and public corruption.  She previously clerked for the former Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the Honorable Richard W. Roberts, and for the Honorable Damon J. Keith of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  She also worked as a senior associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison LLP, where she assisted trial counsel for a Fortune 50 client in an $150M FINRA arbitration involving disputed securities claims. 

Ms. Gachiri is a Visiting Faculty Member at Harvard Law School, a Board Member of FedKids, and Secretary of the Civil Rights Committee of the Metropolitan Black Bar Association.  She earned her B.A., with honors, at the University of Pennsylvania, where she was awarded the Alice Paul Award for outstanding service to women in the Penn community.