Dara Jeffries

Legal Consultant, Miami

Biography

Overview

Dara Jeffries is a Legal Consultant in the Firm's Commercial Litigation practice, focusing primarily on White Collar/Investigations and Compliance matters. Since joining the Firm Ms. Jeffries has worked on fraud investigations in Brazil and in the United States, relating to allegations of misconduct of senior company executives and of violations of the US anti-kickback statute and FCPA compliance. Ms. Jeffries advises on compliance matters, including designing and implementing global anti-bribery and anti-corruption programs and conducting risk-based due diligence.

Fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, and French, Ms. Jeffries conducts interviews and reviews documentation in these languages. This ensures that investigations proceed efficiently and rapidly, with nothing lost in translation.

Before joining White & Case, Ms. Jeffries was a partner in a leading law firm in Portugal, where she practiced for over 15 years, advising international corporations on cross-border contracts and multi million euro investments, as well as regulatory compliance. Ms. Jeffries represented multi-national clients in civil, commercial and intellectual property litigation, including before the European Court of Justice. 

Bars and Courts
Florida State Bar
US District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Education
Juris Doctor
Florida International University

College of Law, Miami, Florida

Licenciatura, Law
Universidade Católica

Porto, Portugal

Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Literature and Modern Languages
Oxford University

Balliol College, Oxford, England

Languages
English
Portuguese
French
Spanish

Experience