Julie Keersmaekers practices in the firm’s Litigation and Arbitration and White Collar Defense groups, with an emphasis on clients in the financial and technology sectors. Her practice includes complex commercial litigation, employment litigation, including discrimination and trade secrets issues, as well as tax controversies and general commercial disputes. She also has experience representing companies and individuals in criminal investigations and prosecutions as well as regulatory enforcement matters with a variety of regulators, including the DOJ Civil Rights Division, the CFTC, and the SEC. She has represented clients in investigations relating to alleged OFAC violations, market manipulation, insider trading, public corruption, tax evasion, and embezzlement. Julie has been recognized as one of New York’s Super Lawyers Rising Stars for Business Litigation each year since 2014. She was recently a visiting teaching assistant at the Sorbonne University in Paris and helped to develop a course for French law students called “U.S. White Collar Criminal Law.”
Prior to joining the firm, Julie was an associate at Mayer Brown LLP. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and earned a B.A. with distinction, magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan.
University of Michigan Law School (J.D. 2010); University of Michigan (B.A. with distinction, magna cum laude, 2006)
New York State; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Activities and Affiliations
Member, New York State Bar Association
Teaching Assistant, Sorbonne University (Paris)