Managing AssociateWashington, D.C.
Jorge Pesok is an associate in the Washington, D.C., office. He focuses his practice on government investigations, white collar litigation and compliance matters.
Jorge represents technology companies, exchanges, financial institutions, energy and commodity companies, and individuals, in a variety of regulatory, compliance, and litigation matters. His work includes representing clients in administrative and enforcement matters before the Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Department of Justice, as well as advising companies that use blockchain technology on the applicability of US laws and regulations, and providing ongoing compliance guidance.
A decorated veteran, Jorge served on active duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from August 2009 through August 2010, where he was awarded the Army Commendation Medal. Jorge retired from the United States Army National Guard in 2014 after serving eight years in the Judge Advocate General Corps and obtaining the rank of sergeant.While in law school, Jorge was a member of the Maynard Pirsig Moot Court. Jorge also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Richard H. Kyle of the United States District Court in St. Paul, Minnesota.