Jenlain Scott is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP. She is a member of the firm's Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice. Jenlain is admitted to practice only in Maryland. She is is practicing under the supervision of a member of the D.C. Bar.
Prior to joining the firm, Jenlain worked as a summer associate in Foley’s Washington, D.C., office, where she worked on the SCOTUS case for Oil State v. Green’s Energy. As a law student, she interned with the International Prisoner Transfer Unit of the Department of Justice and Transparency International. She also worked as a law clerk at a prominent law firm in Washington and as a research assistant at Georgetown Law’s Annual Review of Criminal Procedure. In addition, Jenlain has served as a public policy intern for the Western Hemisphere Bureau of the U.S. Department of State.
Jenlain earned her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., cum laude, 2018). During this time, she served at Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law, Women’s Legal Alliance, and was a guest presenter at the ACCE High School.
Jenlain received her undergraduate degrees in international affairs and geography, with a minor in Spanish, from George Washington University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2014), where she also earned a master’s certificate in geographic information systems. She was a member of Gamma Theta Upsilon and Order of Omega honor societies and Delta Gamma fraternity. She studied abroad at Oxford University, Catholic University of Argentina, and Latin University of Costa Rica.
Jenlain was a member of the Georgetown Law International Women’s Human Rights Clinic, where she drafted a brief for the Zimbabwe Constitutional Court challenging women’s custody rights under Zimbabwean law.
Jenlain is admitted to practice only in Maryland. She is practicing under the supervision of a member of the D.C. Bar.
Jenlain co-authored a chapter called “In-House: SEC Enforcement Actions Against Compliance Officers” in the book Storming the Gatekeepers: When Compliance Officers and In-House Lawyers Are at Risk 2017 (2017).
Jenlain is proficient in Spanish.