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Jessica Block

Jessica Block
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Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Forensics & Litigation Consulting - Digital

Jessica Block is a senior managing director at Ankura Consulting Group based in Washington, DC and leads the firm’s data governance practice. She has more than a decade of experience supporting companies and counsel facing complex information management challenges. Ms Block specialises in helping organisations implement holistic strategies for data management and security. She works with internal and external stakeholders to operationalise policy compliance, execute efficient investigations, and implement nimble responses to information demands.

Ms Block has led efforts across the life cycle of many complex and data-intensive litigations, investigations and transactions. She has also assisted companies with augmenting their compliance investigation processes through the deployment of advanced technologies and workflows.

Her notable efforts include leading the data response to a multinational anti-bribery/anti-corruption investigation for a global pharmaceutical company facing US and international regulatory scrutiny in multiple jurisdictions. Additionally, Ms Block provided strategic oversight for a large team of professionals extracting and reviewing multiple terabytes of data, comprising millions of documents and records, as well as meeting the demands of various regulators and the internal investigative needs of her client.

Ms Block earned a bachelor’s degree from Yale University. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, a certified information privacy manager, and a member of the Sedona Conference working group on data security and data privacy. Ms Block is also a frequent speaker on the risks and rewards of data management.

WWL says: Jessica Block draws praise for, among other attributes, her impeccable handling of large volumes of complex data.

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Jessica Block is a senior managing director at Ankura Consulting Group based in Washington, DC and leads the firm’s data governance practice. She has more than a decade of experience supporting companies and counsel facing complex information management challenges. Ms Block specialises in helping organisations implement holistic strategies for data management and security. She works with internal and external stakeholders to operationalise policy compliance, execute efficient investigations, and implement nimble responses to information demands.

Ms Block has led efforts across the life cycle of many complex and data-intensive litigations, investigations and transactions. She has also assisted companies with augmenting their compliance investigation processes through the deployment of advanced technologies and workflows.

Her notable efforts include leading the data response to a multinational anti-bribery/anti-corruption investigation for a global pharmaceutical company facing US and international regulatory scrutiny in multiple jurisdictions. Additionally, Ms Block provided strategic oversight for a large team of professionals extracting and reviewing multiple terabytes of data, comprising millions of documents and records, as well as meeting the demands of various regulators and the internal investigative needs of her client.

Ms Block earned a bachelor’s degree from Yale University. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, a certified information privacy manager, and a member of the Sedona Conference working group on data security and data privacy. Ms Block is also a frequent speaker on the risks and rewards of data management.

WWL says: Jessica Block wins high praise from commentators for her first-rate data practice, one of whom describes her as "a leading figure” in the market.

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