Founder / Partner
Ms. Blerina Jasari concentrates her practice in the areas of international criminal law, transnational criminal law and white collar criminal defense. After obtaining her initial law degree in Germany and an LL.M. in French and European Union Law in France, Ms. Jasari came to the United States to complete an LL.M. in International Legal Studies. She has a strong interest in international law and competed in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court competition while in law school where she became the German National Champion and obtained an award for the 13th best combined pleadings worldwide. Since graduating, she has regularly devoted her time to the Jessup organization.
After law school, Ms. Jasari worked in the Prosecutor’s Office at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia where she worked on the prosecution of Ratko Mladic. After graduating from law school in the United States, she worked as a White Collar Associate for an AmLaw 100 law firm in Manhattan and clerked for a Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and before joining Dennis Boyle in his practice. She is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia.
Ms. Jasari represents companies and individuals in criminal and white collar criminal investigations and trials, as well as parallel civil and administrative litigation and proceedings. As part of her practice, Ms. Jasari advises clients on economic sanctions administered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury (OFAC), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and the Anti Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy Act compliance. She has also represented clients in matters before the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, state Attorneys General, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.
In addition to her practice in the United States, Ms. Jasari has a special interest in Southeastern Europe (the Balkans), particularly Kosovo, Albania and Serbia. She speaks Albanian, as well as English, German and French.