About Jason Sabot
Jason Sabot is a member of the Broker-Dealer Regulatory and Litigation practice in which he works with broker-dealers and consumer banks to assist in complex regulatory matters and litigation. Mr. Sabot is skilled in supervising and managing significant internal and external investigations and enforcement proceedings, including securities regulation, broker-dealer, and banking matters. Mr. Sabot has advised financial services firms on the reputational, regulatory, and litigation risks arising from internal investigations and regulatory inquiries. In so doing, he has effectively partnered with senior management, compliance, risk, corporate communications, human resources, and corporate security.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Sabot served as a Director at FINRA, where he led a team of lawyers within the Division of Enforcement’s Market Regulation group. In this role, he supervised investigations involving member broker-dealer firms and registered representatives for violations of FINRA/SRO rules and federal securities laws and regulations. Mr. Sabot previously served for more than a decade as in-house counsel at two global financial institutions – JPMorgan Chase and BNY Mellon – where he was responsible for supervising and conducting internal investigations and responding to significant government investigations and inquiries by the DOJ, SEC, FINRA and CFPB.
Mr. Sabot also served for more than 10 years in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and the Enforcement Division of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in its New York office. At the SDNY, as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Mr. Sabot tried 10 federal criminal cases to verdict before juries. These trials involved, among other things, securities fraud, insider trading, and accounting fraud. During his tenure in government, he received the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service award in connection with a “Mob on Wall Street” prosecution of more than 20 high-level members and associates of organized crime families who sought to manipulate the securities market.
Mr. Sabot holds a law degree from Hofstra University School of Law and a B.A. degree from Queens College (CUNY). He is a member of the New York Bar.