A former regulator, law firm partner, and in-house counsel, Jamie brings more than 20 years of experience leading and litigating complex matters involving technology and information in federal and state courts, and responding to investigatory demands brought by the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. and foreign regulatory bodies. She specializes in information law, pre-trial strategies, cross-border investigations, e-discovery and data protection. At Lighthouse, Jamie is the Vice President of Global Advisory Services, where she is responsible for leading the strategic direction of the Global Advisory team, including new offerings, partnerships, and growth initiatives. She also advises clients, particularly those in heavily regulated industries, on legal and regulatory risk mitigation strategies in connection with digital transformation, cloud migration, data remediation, and litigation/investigation readiness and response
Jamie has worked for several leading financial institutions, including UBS in New York, where, as Executive Director and Global eDiscovery Counsel, she was responsible for designing, implementing, and managing a centralized litigation and investigations response program to support the firm’s litigation and investigation matters worldwide. In this role, she advised internal and external counsel on strategies for the preservation, collection, search, review, and production of data, and personally managed several high-profile internal and regulatory investigations involving complex data issues.. Jamie also worked for Barclays, leading and implementing a global program to reduce legal, regulatory, and privacy risk associated with legacy systems and data. The program included significant cross-functional alignment with divisions outside of legal on related privacy, information technology, risk, and compliance issues. Prior to corporate, Jamie spent several years in government service, first as a trial attorney in the Division of Enforcement at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission in Washington, D.C., and later, as Assistant General Counsel and Head of e-Discovery for the Agency. In this capacity, she advised more than 250 Enforcement attorneys on investigation techniques, strategies, and protocols on cases with global prominence. She also managed several key congressional investigations, Inspector General investigations, and internal investigations, including advising the Commission on strategy and risk mitigation.
Jamie has testified in federal court and has qualified as an ediscovery expert. In her corporate and government roles, she served as a F.R.C.P. 30(b)(6) designee for formal and informal testimony, and regularly interfaced with regulators and Congress on ediscovery strategy and internal practices. Independently, Jamie has advised corporate legal departments on how to avoid litigation and regulatory scrutiny on technology issues altogether.
Jamie began her career as a litigation and government investigations associate at King and Spalding in Washington, D.C., and later, was a litigation partner at Fennemore Craig, in Phoenix, Arizona. Jamie is a graduate of Duke Law School and Arizona State University, and a former law clerk to the Honorable Roslyn O. Silver of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. She is a frequent speaker and lecturer at educational events and legal conferences internationally.
On a personal note, Jamie has lived in 8 states and 3 countries and moved more than 20 times. A master packer, she found refuge in New York City 8 years ago, where she has planted long-term roots with her husband and two teenagers. A road-warrior for much of her life, Jamie adheres to a “travel-far and travel-light” mentality and is always planning the next getaway. Jamie is also a “hockey mom,” where she is able to utilize her advocacy and litigation skills in a different context.