Jessica L. Soto
Jessica Soto, an associate in Ropes & Gray’s Litigation and Enforcement practice group and associate lead for the firm’s Enforcement Express, focuses her work on internal investigations in the U.S. and Latin America and white-collar criminal defense. Jessica uses her Spanish-speaking abilities to assist multinational companies in navigating government and internal investigations and advises on developing and enhancing their compliance programs. Her clients include medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, health care providers, educational and religious institutions, financial services companies, and individuals. Jessica also advises clients on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, U.S. Bankruptcy Code, Title IX, state consumer protection statutes, and state fraud and conspiracy laws.
Jessica’s pro bono practice includes representing indigent defendants in federal criminal cases through the firm’s participation in the Criminal Justice Act program and representing human trafficking survivors in federal civil cases. She has also represented non-profit organizations and individuals in voting rights litigation.
During law school, Jessica was an extern at the Queens County District Attorney’s Office, Domestic Violence Bureau and served as a research and teaching assistant for the Bureau Chief, Scott E. Kessler. Prior to attending law school, Jessica was a middle school teacher for three years.