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.


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.


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


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