Overview

Adrian Jensen is a partner and litigation attorney at Foley & Lardner LLP where his practice includes litigation matters, with a focus on representing clients in investigations and enforcement proceedings by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), the Department of Justice (DOJ) and other regulatory bodies. He is a member of the firm’s Securities Enforcement & Litigation Practice.

Mr. Jensen has represented companies and individuals in government and internal investigations relating to public company accounting, record-keeping, and disclosure requirements, compliance with public company audit standards, criminal antitrust matters, U.S. economic sanctions, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

Representative Experience

  • Represented a Japanese automotive parts manufacturer in the DOJ investigation into antitrust violations in the automotive parts industry. Mr. Jensen’s work on this representation included coordination and oversight of Foley’s internal investigation in Japan.
  • Represented employees of Japanese automotive parts manufacturers in connection with the DOJ investigation into criminal antitrust violations in the automotive parts industry.
  • Represented the senior manager on an audit of a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services in a PCAOB enforcement investigation into compliance with audit documentation standards.
  • Assisted the audit committee of a medical equipment company in performing an internal investigation into its historical accounting in connection with a financial statement restatement and represented the company in a related SEC investigation.
  • Represented a medical equipment company in an SEC investigation into the company’s allowance for doubtful accounts.
  • Represented the U.S. Member Firm of a Big Four accounting firm network in SEC and PCAOB investigations.
  • Represented the international firm of a Big Four accounting firm network in connection with an internal investigation into compliance with auditor independence rules.

Education

Mr. Jensen earned his law degree from Columbia University (J.D., 2005). He earned his bachelor’s degree (B.S., with honors, 2002) in mathematics from Harvey Mudd College.

Admissions

Mr. Jensen is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, California and the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Languages

Mr. Jensen can speak and read Japanese. He also has a conversational knowledge of Korean.

Representative Matters

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Represent employee of a global oil field service company in one of the largest DOJ & SEC FCPA investigations currently underway.
Appointed by a large multinational broker-dealer to serve as an independent consultant to review the client's policies, procedures and compliance with SEC rules on short sales.
FINRA sent routine inquiry letters asking the client to identify persons with knowledge of a merger before the information was made public. Foley assisted the client in responding to the inquiry.

Insights

DOJ Issues Guidelines for Enforcement Related to Off-Label Promotion
05 March 2018
Legal News: Government Enforcement Defense & Investigations
Foley Elects New Partners
12 January 2015