Jaimie Nawaday recently joined Kelley Drye after seven years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) for the Southern District of New York. She focuses her practice on government investigations, white collar defense and civil litigation. As a former federal prosecutor, Jaimie draws on her unique insights into the U.S. Department of Justice perspective to provide counsel to cannabis businesses and those who transact with them. She advises cannabis cultivators on internal investigations and compliance issues, advises lenders on transactions with marijuana-related businesses, and defends federal criminal cases involving marijuana. While at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Jaimie successfully handled both civil and criminal jury trials, focusing on civil and criminal fraud, money laundering and asset forfeiture matters.