Jennifer H. Bouriat

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JENNIFER H. BOURIAT is a Partner at Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP. She is a member of the Government Enforcement, Compliance and White Collar Litigation, Qui Tam/False Claims Act, and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups.

Ms. Bouriat has expertise in a diverse area of practices. She represents individual and corporate clients in all stages of white-collar criminal defense matters, internal investigations, and complex commercial litigation, including antitrust and securities litigation.

Some of Ms. Bouriat’s representative matters include:

  • Represented large beverage distributor against antitrust claims focusing on the wine distribution market
  • Represented private equity fund in securities litigation resulting from failed M&A deal
  • Represented former state senator in honest services fraud, extortion, and bribery trial related to bid for New York City mayor
  • Represented large telecommunications company in false claims act investigation relating to product security
  • Represented individual charged with securities fraud and conspiracy in connection with pump-and-dump scheme
  • Represented Bankruptcy Examiner appointed to investigate billions of dollars of allegedly fraudulent transfers preceding bankruptcy of international corporation
  • Represent hospitals and medical practitioners in a variety of settings including false claims act investigations, licensing issues, and Medicare recoupment proceedings and appeals

Ms. Bouriat’s practice also includes representing indigent defendants in state and federal criminal matters, including death penalty and habeas cases.

Prior to joining Pietragallo, Ms. Bouriat was an associate at a large law firm in New York City where she gained significant trial experience and represented both individuals and international corporations in internal investigations, complex litigation, and criminal proceedings. She started her legal career working alongside prominent New York City defense attorney, Gerald Shargel, handling high profile trials and investigations.

Ms. Bouriat is very involved in the local legal community as she is a member of numerous organizations. These organizations include the Women’s White Collar Criminal Defense Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Allegheny County Bar Association.

Ms. Bouriat earned her law degree, cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School where she was a member of the Journal of Law and Policy and a Dean’s Merit Scholar. She was a teaching assistant for Evidence and Psychology in Criminal Law courses, which led her to develop an expertise in those areas. Ms. Bouriat received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Wake Forest University.

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Speaking Engagements

“Parallel Government Investigations: The Civil Side of a Criminal Investigation,” Allegheny County Bar Association, Federal Court Section (Pittsburgh, PA) – January 23, 2020

“Government Investigations & Prosecutions – Focus: Opioid and Drug Addiction Treatment,” Pietragallo Law Firm (Monroeville, PA) – June 12, 2018

“Investigations & Compliance: What’s New in Government Enforcement and Internal Investigations,” Pietragallo Law Firm (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) – May 16, 2018

“Health Care Fraud Enforcement in the Trump Administration,” Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Pittsburgh Chapter (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) – October 11, 2017