Jennifer L. Saulino is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz. Her practice focuses on trials as well as defending individuals and corporations in investigations and prosecutions. Jennifer has tried ten complex federal cases to jury verdicts, including eight as the lead trial lawyer. She has appeared in federal courts across the country, including New York, Miami, Houston, New Orleans, Detroit, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
Before joining the firm, Jennifer spent nearly seven years as a prosecutor at the United States Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section, where she held a number of positions, most recently as an Assistant Chief of the Section as well as the Director of the Deepwater Horizon Task Force. During her time at the Department of Justice, Jennifer led trial teams as first chair in some of the Fraud Section’s most difficult and complex cases. Among those were two of the three criminal cases charged against individual employees of BP in the aftermath of the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. She received an Attorney General’s Award for Fraud Prevention, two Assistant Attorney General’s Awards, and the Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General’s Award for Excellence in Fighting Fraud, Waste, and Abuse. Before her government service, Jennifer worked as a litigation associate at Covington & Burling, LLP.