Janine Pare is an associate in the litigation and enforcement practice group. Janine represents clients at the state and federal level in a wide range of civil litigation, including complex commercial disputes, antitrust litigation and counseling, SEC enforcement matters, deal-related litigation, and government and internal investigations. Janine has experience in all stages of litigation, including motion practice, discovery, trial, and appeal. Janine maintains an active pro bono practice, advising on appellate, immigration, housing, and family law issues, and also represents indigent defendants in federal appellate criminal proceedings. Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Janine served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert J. Cordy of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
- Represents multiple clients at various stages of active federal and state litigation.
- Represents clients in investigations brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, and Securities and Exchange Commission.
- Represents investment advisers in SEC enforcement actions, formal investigations, and examinations.
- Advised large, publicly traded company in multi-year SEC investigation involving allegations of misleading public statements and accounting fraud, and successfully represented company before the SEC, securing termination of the matter without action.
- Advised technology company in fast-moving internal investigation regarding accounting irregularities and successfully represented company in connection with SEC inquiry, securing termination of the matter.
- Successfully represented medical device company in federal court proceedings relating to antitrust claims under California’s Unfair Competition Law.
- Served as trial counsel for Fortune 500 company in expedited commercial litigation, obtaining favorable verdict for client.
Represented major medical device manufacturer in investigation by Department of Justice.
- Represented medical imaging company in connection with investigation by Federal Trade Commission.
- Represented Access in its acquisition of assets of Arkive Information Management; transaction cleared without a Second Request.
- Co-author, “Justices Skeptical Of SEC Disgorgement Without Time Limits,” Law360 (April 20, 2017)
- Contributor, “The Need For A Limitations Period On SEC Disgorgement Claims,” Law360 (January 20, 2017)
- Co-author, “Fatal Re-Entry: Legal and Programmatic Opportunities to Curb Opioid Overdose Among the Newly-Released,” 7 NE. U. L.J. 150 (2015)
- JD, Northeastern University School of Law, 2015; symposium editor, Northeastern University Law Journal
- BA (History), Haverford College, 2006
Admissions / Qualifications
- Massachusetts, 2015
- The Best Lawyers in America – Ones to Watch (2021-2023)