For well over a decade, Jeanne has focused her practice in the areas of antitrust and white collar criminal defense, representing clients ranging from individuals to small privately-owned companies and partnerships to multi-national corporations. She has extensive experience litigating complex antitrust and criminal matters, including on appeal, and routinely counsels corporate clients on all aspects of antitrust and anti-bribery/anti-corruption law, including mergers and acquisitions, competitor collaborations, pricing and dealer/distributor issues. Jeanne routinely represents clients in matters pending before federal and state enforcement agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice, FTC, FDA, EPA, SEC, Ohio Attorney General’s Office, Ohio EPA and Ohio DOT. She has also served on a number of litigation teams in complex criminal and antitrust actions, including on behalf of Tokai Kogyo, Home City Ice Company, Duke Energy, Morton Salt, International Speedway Corporation, The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., Cincinnati Bengals and Barr Pharmaceuticals.
Prior to joining Taft, Jeanne spent six years working as a legislative aide in Washington, D.C. to U.S. Senator Herb Kohl of Wisconsin. Jeanne is the past Chair of the Antitrust Section of the Ohio State Bar Association and the current Co-Chair of the Ohio Chapter of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association.
Jeanne has been listed in Best Lawyers in America® since 2009 and honored as the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Antitrust Law. Benchmark Litigation, the definitive guide to America’s leading business litigation attorneys, recognized Jeanne as one of the “Top 250 Women in Litigation” in the United States for 2013 and 2014. Benchmark Litigation also named her a Future Star in 2008 and 2012 and a Local Litigation Star in 2013-2018. She was selected as an Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2005 and 2006 and by Cincy Magazine as a “Leading Lawyer” in white collar crime (2018-present).