Jenlain A. C. Scott



Jenlain Scott is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP. She is a member of the firm's Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice. 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.


  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., cum laude, 2018)
    • Member, Women's Legal Alliance, Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law
    • Guest presenter at the ACCE High School
  • George Washington University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2014)
    • Member, Gamma Theta Upsilon and Order of Omega honor societies and Delta Gamma fraternity.
    • Study Abroad; Oxford University, Catholic University of Argentina, and Latin University of Costa Rica

Community Engagement

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.


  • Maryland.
  • Washington, D.C.


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.