Congrats Rasha Gerges Shields of Jones Day, Recognized as Among the Most Influential LA Lawyers in White Collar and Cyber Crime
Rasha Gerges Shields, a partner in the Los Angeles office of Jones Day, is an accomplished trial and appellate lawyer, with extensive experience in the areas of white collar crime, internal corporate investigations, and cybersecurity. Prior to rejoining Jones Day in 2014, she was an Assistant United States Attorney in Los Angeles for more than seven years. As a federal prosecutor, Shields prosecuted hundreds of cases for a variety of federal crimes, including white collar crimes and cyber-related crimes. Upon leaving the U.S. Attorney’s Office, she returned to Jones Day in the Fall of 2014, having previously worked for Jones Day as an associate from 2003 to 2007, where she handled several complex white collar criminal defense matters, including in the areas of corporate bribery charges, criminal copyright infringement, and bankruptcy fraud. Since her return, Shields has focused her practice on white collar criminal defense and educating clients about cybersecurity issues.
Shields has been identified by outside sources as a prominent authority and thought leader on the important issue of cybersecurity. Shortly after the Sony cyber attack was disclosed to the public, Shields was a featured speaker and organizer of a Cybersecurity Preparedness training presented to in-house counsel at the major film studios through the Motion Pictures Association of America.