Jared English, PhD

Senior Associate

English, Jared

Jared English focuses his practice on civil rights and criminal enforcement matters. Much of his work centers on government and internal corporate investigations. 

Dr. English has represented major multi-national corporations in complex civil and criminal investigations in state court, as well as before the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Dr. English has represented clients on issues including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and DOJ civil rights pattern or practice investigations of US police departments. He has also worked on sensitive internal investigations into a wide variety of financial and other matters for clients in the United States, Asia and the Middle East.

Dr. English also has an active pro bono practice. He has participated in an international program—funded by the US Department of State and DOJ—in Nairobi, Kenya, that brought together a team of US, UK and Kenyan judges and lawyers to train 150 Kenyan, Ugandan and Tanzanian judges and prosecutors on how to fight wildlife poaching, terrorism and money laundering. 

Publications & News


August 13, 2015

WilmerHale Top Contributor in Legal Aid Society’s Generous Associates Campaign

For more than a decade, WilmerHale has participated in the Legal Aid Society's Generous Associates Campaign, a fundraiser led by associates based in Washington DC and meant to help bring justice to low-income individuals. Together this year, the participating 71 law firms raised $1.37 million, hitting an all-time record high.


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JD, Harvard Law School, 2013

PhD, International Relations, London School of Economics, 2009, Marshall Scholar

MS, International Political Economy, London School of Economics, 2005

BA, International Relations and Finance, Michigan State University, 2004, Truman Scholar

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia



The Hon. Ann Claire Williams, US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 2013 - 2014

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