December 14, 2018

Jillian Harris

Jillian Harris’s practice focuses on securities-related investigations and litigation, as well as complex commercial litigation. She represents clients in proceedings brought by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the US Department of Justice (DOJ). Jillian also has experience in all phases of litigation, from pre-trial strategy and assessment, to successfully arguing evidentiary and dispositive motions, to trial. Her experience also includes negotiating out-of-court settlements. Jillian serves on Morgan Lewis’s Pro Bono Committee.


Among the different types of services and clients Jillian works with include: litigation, regulation, and investigations. She also works with commercial clients in litigatory matter. She performs white collar investigations, and governmental investigations. 

Select Matters 

  • Helped obtain the dismissal of a $55 million lawsuit in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.
  • Successfully moved to dismiss state law-based claims bought against a large health care company in an Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) class action challenging the application of the church plan exemption to the company’s retirement benefit plans.
  • Coordinated with Texas Appleseed to establish asset forfeiture defense services for low-income clients.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Jillian Harris