Former SEC litigator Jonathan Haray joins DLA Piper in Washington DC

DLA Piper has announced that Jonathan Haray has joined the firm’s litigation practice as a partner in the Washington DC office. Previously, Haray served as assistant chief litigation counsel for the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and deputy chief of the fraud and public corruption section at the US Attorney’s Office in Washington DC. 

He is an experienced courtroom litigator who has tried more than three-dozen jury trials.

At the SEC, Haray handled cases involving complex securities enforcement matters, including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and securities fraud violations. As deputy chief of the Fraud and Public Corruption Section at the US Attorney’s Office, Haray supervised more than 20 senior prosecutors and oversaw white-collar investigations and litigation, including a number of high-profile matters.

As an assistant US attorney from 2007 to 2012, Haray prosecuted cases involving FCPA violations, False Claims Act violations, healthcare fraud, corporate and insurance fraud, money laundering and Bank Secrecy Act violations. Haray also served as an assistant US attorney in the superior court and appellate divisions from 2002 to 2007.

Earlier in his career, Haray was a litigation associate at Wiggin & Dana. He also served as a judge advocate-general in the US Navy from 1994 to 1998.