Antitrust + Competition
$2.3 Billion in US settlements for market manipulation
$80 Million recovery in fraud litigation
Data Breach case with $50 Million settlement
Record-setting sexual harassment settlement of $310 Million in corporate reforms
The Firm’s in-house investigative department is led by attorney Alex Vargas, who has over a decade of legal and investigative experience. Under Vargas’ direction, investigators employ public records and open source research and conduct highly detailed witness and industry-expert interviews to unravel complex factual issues, discover critical evidence, and deliver actionable intelligence. The team works seamlessly with a robust, international network of investigative firms to deliver relevant facts from anywhere in the world.
The investigative department’s work has played a critical role towards the Firm’s success in settling significant cases, including:
Prior to joining Scott+Scott, Mr. Vargas oversaw litigation-based investigations on behalf of plaintiffs at a boutique investigation firm in New York. Earlier Mr. Vargas was employed by an investigation firm handling securities fraud cases exclusively. Mr. Vargas received both his B.A. and J.D. from the University of San Diego and is licensed to practice law in New York, California, and the District of Columbia.
Jenna Goldin is a senior investigator and Certified Fraud Examiner based in the Firm’s New York office. She joins Scott+Scott with nearly a decade of legal and investigative experience. Prior to joining the Firm, she spent over seven years as an investigator at a leading securities fraud class action law firm in New York where she successfully investigated several high-profile cases leading to substantial recoveries on behalf of investors. She also has extensive prior experience in due diligence investigations. She authored Forensic Linguistics and the Telephone Interview published by the New York City Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Newsletter, July 2021.
Jenna received her B.A. in Linguistics & Comparative Literature from Binghamton University (2011) and her M.A. in Forensic Linguistics from Hofstra University (2013).