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Jaquet, Alain
Direct Tel: +1 212-849-7472
Washington, D.C.
Tel: +1 202 538 8000 Fax: +1 202 538 8100

Alain Jaquet is an Associate in Quinn Emanuel’s D.C. office. He is qualified as an attorney in the United States (D.C. and New York) and Switzerland. His practice covers national and cross-border commercial and financial litigation, white-collar defense and internal investigations, as well as bankruptcy and antitrust matters. Alain regularly advises and represents European companies in a wide range of industries (e.g., banking, construction, logistics) and ultra-high-net-worth families in the different stages of U.S. litigation.  Alain is also a member of the firm’s Latin America Practice.

Prior to joining the firm in 2018, Alain practiced law at leading Swiss firms, often representing financial institutions in civil disputes before Swiss courts as well as in white-collar matters involving Swiss, U.S. and Italian authorities.

  • University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
    (LL.M., Dean’s List, 2015)
    (Wharton Business and Law Certificate, 2015)
  • University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    (LL.M., summa cum laude, 2010)
    (J.D., summa cum laude, 2008)
  • The District of Columbia Bar (2023)
  • The State Bar of New York (2016)
  • Swiss Bar (2013)
  • Italian
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • District Court of Lugano, Switzerland
    • Law Clerk, 2010-2011
  • Firm Newsletter: Publication of the New Guidelines on the Implementation of the French Deferred Prosecution Agreement (“CJIP”) (2023)
  • Alain Jaquet, Revision of Swiss Private Bribery Law, in: Ticino Management (2016)
  • Henry Peter / Alain Jaquet, Commentary to Articles 215-218 of the Swiss Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Act, in: Daniel Hunkeler (ed.), Short Commentary to the Swiss Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Act, Helbing Lichtenhahn, 2nd edition (2014)
  • Emanuele Stauffer / Alain Jaquet, The Fate of Stolen Data in the Exchange of Information at an International Level, in: Novità Fiscali (2012)
  • Henry Peter / Alain Jaquet, Fraudulent Conveyances Under §§ 285 – 292 of the Swiss Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Act, in: Development and Tendencies in Swiss Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Law, Helbing Lichtenhahn (2012)