Jessica Djilani focuses her practice on regulatory enforcement matters and complex corporate and securities litigation. She regularly represents public and private companies, financial institutions, and individuals in regulatory enforcement actions and investigations before the Securities and Exchange Commission and various state agencies.

Ms. Djilani also regularly represents companies in securities litigation matters, including securities class actions, shareholder derivative suits and disputes arising from mergers and acquisitions and restructurings. She also counsels public companies and their officers and directors on corporate governance issues.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Djilani was a counsel at another international law firm and has experience practicing in both New York and London. Ms. Djilani also clerked for the Honorable Shelley C. Chapman of the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. During law school, Ms. Djilani was a judicial intern for the Honorable Michael H. Dolinger of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. She also completed an internship with the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York.


  • Education

    • JD, Brooklyn Law School, 2011

      cum laude

      Executive Notes & Comments Editor, Brooklyn Law Review

      Dennis J. Block International Business Law Fellow;  Moot Court Honor Society Appellate & Trial Divisions

    • BA, English, Hamilton College, 2006

      Dean’s List

      Arthur Levitt Scholar;  A. Waldron Stone Scholar;  Phi Sigma Iota Foreign Language Society

  • Admissions

    • New York

    • US District Court for the Eastern District of New York

    • US District Court for the Southern District of New York

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Shelley C. Chapman, US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, 2014 - 2015



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