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Eddie Jauregui
USC Gould School of Law

Eddie Jauregui

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: August 10, 2021




Eddie A. Jauregui is a litigation partner at Holland & Knight LLP in Los Angeles and member of the firm's white collar defense and investigations team. Jauregui served as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) in the Central District of California from 2014-2020. During his tenure as a federal prosecutor, Jauregui prosecuted some of the U.S. Attorney’s Office most high profile and complex fraud and corruption cases, including the prosecutions of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca and Undersheriff Paul Tanaka for obstruction of justice in connection with a civil rights investigation of the L.A. County jails. In 2018, he and his trial partners received the California Lawyer of the Year Award for their work on the L.A. County Sheriff’s cases. Jauregui was a member of the U.S. Attorney’s Office’s Major Frauds Section for several years before being appointed deputy chief in the General Crimes Section, where he trained and supervised new prosecutors handling all types of federal criminal cases.

Prior to his government service, Jauregui practiced at Jenner & Block in New York and Los Angeles. He is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and recipient of the Valentin Wertheimer and Allen Morrow Prizes. In law school, Jauregui served as an extern to then-Judge Sonia Sotomayor of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals; upon graduating, he served as a law clerk to the Hon. Jan E. DuBois of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Jauregui holds a master’s degree in public policy from the Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government and a bachelor’s degree in public policy from Occidental College.   

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