DOJ’s Jeffrey Knox to Join Simpson Thacher in Washington, D.C.

Jeffrey H. Knox, Chief of the DOJ’s Fraud Section, is joining law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in its Washington, D.C. office. The firm announced yesterday that Knox will become a member of its Government and Internal Investigations Practice.

At the DOJ, Knox served as the Chief of the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section, where he was responsible for prosecuting fraud cases including securities fraud as well as all Foreign Corrupt Practices Act criminal investigations and prosecutions in the United States. Knox previously served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of New York, and as an associate at Simpson Thacher.