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Jean-Paul Boulee focuses his practice on commercial and securities litigation, as well as white-collar criminal defense. He has defended several class actions and has considerable experience with accounting and securities fraud cases and commercial contract disputes. Jean-Paul frequently represents companies and individuals being investigated by the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission and also has successfully defended clients being investigated by the Department of Energy, the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division, the Department of the Treasury, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Emergency Management Association, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division.

In addition to his extensive civil litigation experience, Jean-Paul has handled a wide variety of white-collar criminal cases, including cases involving antitrust violations, bribery of public officials, defense contractor fraud, false claims, insider trading, mail and wire fraud, securities fraud, tax fraud, public corruption, and unlawful campaign contributions. Prior to joining Jones Day, he served as an officer in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps. While stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), he tried 50 courts-martial and separation boards and acted as the operational law advisor to the 502nd Infantry Regiment in the field.

Jean-Paul is active in the Atlanta community, where he serves on the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce's Atlanta Public Schools Committee, the Fernbank Museum of Natural History's Corporate Leadership Council, and Washington & Lee University's Atlanta Alumni Association Board of Directors. He is a member of the Leadership Atlanta Class of 2012.


Practice areas


  1. White Collar Crime: 30%
  2. Litigation: 30%
  3. Federal Crime: 20%
  4. Investment Fraud: 20%



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  • Brian Fenton McEvoy

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Jean-Paul is a very competent, experienced, qualified and ethical lawyer. I would trust him with my most important affairs.


    Brian McEvoy White Collar Crime Attorney
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Jones Day

1420 Peachtree Street Northeast Suite 800
Atlanta, GA, 30303

1420 Peachtree Street Ne
Suite 800
Atlanta, GA, 30309-3053



GAActive Member in Good Standing 199601/14/2016
DCInactive 200211/29/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
MasterBleckley Inn of Court2013
MemberWho's Who In American Law2012
MasterBleckley Inn of Court2012
MemberWho's Who In American Law2011
MasterBleckley Inn of Court2011
MemberWho's Who - Law Professionals2011
Superb Rated AttorneyAvvo2011
MemberWho's Who Among American Law Professionals2010
Georgia Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2010
MasterBleckley Inn of Court2010
MemberWho's Who - Law Professionals2010
Georgia Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2009
MasterBleckley Inn of Court2009
MemberPrinceton Global Networks "Honors Edition"2009
MemberPresidential Who's Who2009
MemberWho's Who Among Executives and Professionals2009
MemberStrathmore's Who's Who2009
NomineeLitigation Counsel of America2009
MemberCambridge Who's Who2009
Georgia Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Talmadge ScholarUniversity of Georgia School of Law1996
Distinguished Military GraduateWashington & Lee University1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerJones Day2001 - Present
Trial Counsel and Trial Defense CounselU.S. Army JAG Corps1997 - 2001
Law ClerkU.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia1996 - 1997
Assistant Student SolicitorAthens-Clarke County Solicitor's Office1995 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth CircuitMemberN/A
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitMemberN/A
U.S. District Court, Northern District of GeorgiaMemberN/A
Court of Appeals of GeorgiaMemberN/A
Supreme Court of GeorgiaMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Atlanta Bar AssociationMemberN/A
District of Columbia BarMemberN/A
Leadership AtlantaGraduateN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Jones DayGeorgia's New False Claims Act: It's Not Just for Healthcare Anymore2012
Jones DayFCPA and International Anticorruption Enforcement2012
Jones DayThe Other Half of False Claims Liability: State False Claims Acts2012
Jones DayGeorgia's New False Claims Act Part II: How This New Act May Apply To You2012
Jones DayDOJ/SEC's Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Jones Day Summary and Analysis2012
Jones DayBest Practices and Pitfalls of Corporate Criminal Investigations2012
Jones DayCriminal Actions Against Failed Bank Executives2011
Jones DayThe Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Potential Liability Related to International Acquisitions2010
The Seminar ProWhere Do We Go From Here?: The History of the "Principles of Federal Prosecution of Business Organizations"2009
Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE Georgia)Whistleblowers, Bounty Hunters, And The False Claims Act: The Fraud Enforcement Recovery Act Of 2009 And The Approaching Wave Of Anti-Fraud Litigation About To Sweep Far Beyond The Realm Of Government Contractors2009
Corporate Counsel InstituteWhistleblowers, Bounty Hunters, and the False Claims Act: The Fraud Enforcement Recovery Act of 2009 and the Approaching Wave of Anti-Fraud Litigation About to Sweep Far Beyond the Realm of Government Contractors2009
Ga. J. Int'l & Comp. L.Recovery for Mental Injuries That Are Accompanied by Physical Injuries Under Article 17 of the Warsaw Convention: The Progeny of Eastern Airlines, Inc. v. Floyd1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Washington and Lee UniversityPoliticsBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Jones DayChallenges for Global Corporations: Navigating International Data Privacy and Disclosure Laws2012
Jones DayGlobal Business Essentials: Brazil2012
Grant Thornton CPE: State of the Union - A Post-Election Perspective on BusinessThe Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA): DOJ/SEC Resource Guide & Recent Developments2012
MAPI Manufacturers Alliance, Ethics & Compliance CounselManaging Ethics and Compliance Risks Amid New Bribery Laws in BRIC Countries2011
Institute of Continuing Legal Education of GeorgiaWhite Collar Crime: Grand Jury Practice - Avoiding Missteps that Could Endanger the Client2011
Jones DayWhite Collar Crime Update2010
Institute of Continuing Legal Education of GeorgiaForeign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA): International Business and Crime - An Overview2010
Bleckley Inn of CourtLawyer Ethics2010
The Seminar ProRecent Developments in Corporate Criminal Investigations: The Filip Memorandum and the SEC Enforcement Manual2009
Corporate Counsel Institute, Institute of Continuing Legal Education of GeorgiaCorporate Compliance Update2009
Corporate Counsel InstituteCorporate Compliance Update: Government Enforcement Actions - The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the False Claims Act2009
American Bar Association Section of LitigationHow to Conduct a Dynamic Direct and Cross-Examination in a Business Trial2009
Institute of Continuing Legal Education of GeorgiaCriminal Law for Non-Criminal Lawyers2008