Jessica J. Richheimer
Jessica is an associate in the litigation department and is a member of the firm’s government enforcement group. Since joining Ropes & Gray in 2008, Jessica has focused her practice on representing clients in high-stakes civil and criminal matters involving anti-kickback laws, state consumer protection statutes, FDA regulations, and anti-corruption laws. Jessica has conducted numerous internal investigations and represented clients in resolving potential enforcement actions by the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, state attorneys general, and other federal regulatory agencies.
Jessica maintains an active and diverse pro bono practice, from representing inmates in a class action civil rights suit to advising transgender individuals during the legal name change process. As part of the Partners in Prosecution program, Jessica spent six months as a felony assistant district attorney at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, where she tried cases ranging from drug possession to arson.
- Representing a multi-national pharmaceutical company in an independent investigation related to allegations of corruption in China.
- Representing a major medical device manufacturer in an investigation brought by various state attorneys general, alleging deceptive acts related to published medical journal articles in violation of state consumer protection statutes.
- Represented a private equity firm in an enterprise-level, global anti-corruption risk assessment.
- Represented a medical device manufacturer and supplier in federal, state and congressional investigations regarding the company’s alleged off-label marketing practices and its relationships with physician consultants.
- R. Daniel O'Connor, Asheesh Goel, Amanda Raad and Jessica Richheimer, “The Latest FCPA Target: Private Fund Advisers,” Law360 (May 11, 2012)