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Jeremy D. Frey

Jeremy D. Frey

Of Counsel

Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4445    Fax: 215.981.4750

Princeton, NJ
Phone: 609.452.0808    Fax: 609.452.1147

Jeremy D. Frey is of counsel in the White Collar Litigation and Investigations Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia and Princeton offices. Mr. Frey concentrates on corporate investigations, white collar criminal defense and complex civil litigation.

Since leaving the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Jersey, Mr. Frey’s representations have included internal investigations for public and privately held businesses, SEC investigations and enforcement proceedings, corporate compliance (including 1940 Investment Company Act compliance), public authorities, federal tax matters, commercial and real estate litigation, health care, class action cases, qui tam proceedings, patent litigation, environmental compliance matters, whistle-blower employment cases, First Amendment litigation, forfeiture proceedings and extensive representations of businesses and individuals in federal and state criminal investigations, cases and trials.

His representations also include matters involving the Anti-Kickback Statute, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Antiterrorism Act, Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, the Alien Tort Claims Act, the gaming industry and proceedings by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. He has handled numerous cases before the Second and Third Circuit Courts of Appeals.

Mr. Frey has represented a national bank, major health care providers, group purchasing organizations, registered investment advisers, public agencies, broker-dealers, public companies and businesses in the gaming industry, as well as corporate executives, public and labor union officials and a lobbyist.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Frey was the Assistant U.S. Attorney-in-Charge of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Camden, New Jersey. In more than 15 years as a prosecutor, Mr. Frey tried dozens of major cases and supervised hundreds of others.

Mr. Frey has taught at Rutgers University School of Law. A former trustee of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey, he is an officer of the Federal Bar Association, Criminal Law Committee, Philadelphia Chapter. He is a member of the Advisory Boards of BNA’s Criminal Law Reporter and White Collar Crime Report. He is a non-governmental advisor to the International Competition Network (ICN), Cartel Working Group.

Mr. Frey is a co-author of H.R. 409 and S. 273, bills to divide New Jersey into two federal judicial districts, and H.R. 417, the Anti-Open Air Drug Market Act.

Before joining the Justice Department, Mr. Frey was in private practice, concentrating on corporate transactions, including secured lending, initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and municipal bonds.


  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1979
  • B.A., Oberlin College, 1976, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit

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