Jacqueline Becerra - Greenberg Traurig LLP

Jacqueline Becerra

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 305-579-0534

A highly experienced litigator, Jacqueline Becerra represents individuals and entities in a broad range of both complex civil and criminal matters. Jacqueline's practice includes commercial, securities, employment, patent and trademark litigation, as well as criminal matters, including internal corporate investigations and advising clients on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

Jacqueline served as Special Counsel to the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, as a Trial Attorney in the Civil Division, and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Columbia and the Southern District of Florida. As a Trial Attorney with the Department of Justice's Civil Division in Washington, D.C., Jacqueline handled complex civil matters including class action defense, constitutional claims, Title VII, Freedom of Information Act litigation and Right to Financial Privacy cases. As an Assistant U.S. Attorney, she was responsible for all aspects of federal prosecution including the oversight of undercover operations and confidential informants, and obtaining authorization for wire interceptions.

Jacqueline has handled more than 50 jury and non-jury trials and arbitrations.

University of MiamiBA 1991Yale Law SchoolJ.D. 1994
Miami-Dade County School Board, Ethics Advisory CouncilAmerican Bar Association, Litigation SectionFederal Bar Association, South Florida ChapterCuban American Bar Association

Case History

Areas of Concentration
  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Internal corporate investigations
  • Securities litigation and arbitration
  • Class action defense
  • Jury and non-jury trials

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Significant Representations
  • Led team conducting an internal investigation in Mexico of a multinational company with various FCPA, accounting and internal compliance deficiencies.
  • Represented multinational election service provider in FCPA investigation before the U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Acted as trial counsel in defense of Spanish media company against claims by a competitor in the Spanish-language radio business, resulting in a settlement during trial.
  • Represented international financial services company in more than 20 securities arbitrations alleging conflict of interest between research and investment banking.
  • Represented national insurance provider in a multimillion-dollar fraud claim against an insured.
  • Represented companies and conducted internal investigations concerning FCPA compliance as well as general corporate fraud investigations.
  • Represented a U.S. citizen wrongfully convicted of a murder in Nicaragua.

Office Location

333 SE Second Avenue, Suite 4400
Miami, FL 33131
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Securities

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