Managing AssociateNew York
Jorge Pesok is a managing associate in the White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance Group in the New York office. His practice focuses on SEC and CFTC investigations and enforcement actions, internal investigations and securities class actions with an emphasis on distributed ledger technology related matters.
Jorge represents financial institutions, technology companies, digital asset trading platforms and individuals in a variety of regulatory, compliance and litigation matters. His work includes representing clients in enforcement and litigation matters before the Securities and Exchange Commission, Department of Justice, Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He also counsels blockchain and cryptocurrency clients on the application of federal and state securities, commodities and money transmission laws.
A decorated veteran, Jorge served on active duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, 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.
Investigations and White Collar Representations: