Jesse R. Coulon routinely represents clients in government enforcement actions, false claims act litigation, advising clients on U.S. regulations governing trade and foreign investment, and civil litigation relating to federal securities laws and complex commercial disputes. Jesse maintains an active pro bono practice, focusing on representing federal criminal defendants and prisoners seeking habeas corpus.

Prior to rejoining Ropes and Gray in November 2021, Jesse worked as a Special Assistant District Attorney for the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office. While there, Jesse was lead counsel for numerous bench trials, jury trials, and motions. 

During law school, Jesse externed with the Honorable Page Kelley in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and worked as a research assistant to Professor Cheryl Bratt. He also served as an article editor for the Boston College Law Review and won Boston College’s 2018 Mock Trial Competition. Jesse is currently an active member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay.

Prior to law school, Jesse worked for two years as a litigation paralegal in the New York office of another leading international law firm.

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