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  • University of Rochester, B.A. economics (2011) magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Boston University School of Law, J.D. (2014) magna cum laude


  • New York
  • Massachusetts
Joanne Oleksyk, Associate New York
Phone: +1 212.803.4039
590 Madison Avenue, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10022-2544

Joanne Oleksyk is an associate in Crowell & Moring's White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement and Litigation groups at the firm’s New York office. Her White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement practice focuses on the representation of individuals and entities in a wide range of industries, including financial services, energy, and pharmaceuticals, throughout all stages of criminal, regulatory, and internal investigations. Joanne also assisted the monitor appointed by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to the New York City District Council of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and its Benefit Funds. Joanne’s litigation practice covers a broad spectrum of matters, including contract, trade secret, and securities litigation.

White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement

Joanne routinely represents clients under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and New York Department of Financial Services, and facing inquiries from FINRA. Representative matters include:

  • Representing an investment bank sales executive under investigation by the SEC, resulting in no enforcement action recommended.
  • Representing a pharmaceutical company in connection with federal and state antitrust investigations.
  • Representing a broker-dealer in connection with an SEC investigation of a brokerage consulting client.


  • Achieving and defending on appeal dismissal on the pleadings in shareholder litigation over executive compensation.
  • Opposing successfully an order to show cause seeking to seize a developer’s proprietary software without payment.
  • Representing an energy trading company seeking to enforce its monetary judgment against parties related to the nominal defendant.
  • Defending an individual against constitutional and statutory claims seeking personal liability for prison conditions through Supreme Court certification.

Joanne also maintains an active pro bono practice, representing clients in family, immigration, and criminal proceedings.


Admitted to practice: New York, Massachusetts, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York


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