Name: Zarema Jaramillo (JD 2006)
Employer: Lowenstein Sandler
Title: Managing Partner
Practice Area: Antitrust
Zarema's practice focuses on complex antitrust matters including government investigations, M&A transactions, and complex litigation, including high-stakes class action defense. She regularly advises clients on enforcement matters before state and federal agencies and on competition issues, including refusals to deal, distribution and franchising restraints, tying arrangements, price discrimination, exclusive dealing, joint ventures, and trade association activities. In addition, Zarema advises clients on compliance with U.S. and foreign anti-bribery and anti-corruption regulations, U.S. sanctions and export controls, and foreign investment reporting requirements.
Her practice spans many sectors including financial services, technology, energy, and life sciences. She also counsels and defends clients with respect to regulatory compliance with international laws, including the FCPA, Export Administration Regulations, and OFAC economic sanctions. Her work with financial institutions and their executives centers on securities class actions and investigations by the SEC DOJ, FERC, and the Treasury Department.
Prior to private practice, Zarema served as an international trade specialist for the DOC’s International Trade Administration in the Office of China and, later, as the Acting Director of Commerce's Corporate Governance Program in the Office of Russia. While at Commerce, she designed and implemented training programs for business professionals and legal practitioners in Russia and Central Asia to address antitrust, anti-bribery, and other corporate compliance issues. Zarema is fluent in Russian and proficient in French.