Giselle J. Joffre
Giselle Joffre is Co-Chair of Foley Hoag’s White Collar Crime & Government Investigations Practice. A former federal prosecutor at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Boston, Giselle focuses her practice on defending corporations and executives in criminal and civil government investigations, including grand jury matters. She also leads targeted internal investigations of sensitive, high-profile matters. Giselle currently serves as counsel in the government-mandated compliance monitorship of a complex, global financial institution. In this role, she advises the monitor with respect to compliance risk assessment and investigates the implementation of the monitor’s recommended compliance improvements. Giselle is a former Co-Chair of the Women’s Leadership and Advancement Forum, a former Co-Chair of the White Collar Crime Steering Committee, and a member of the Judicial Independence Working Group, the Annual Meeting Steering Committee, and the Summer Jobs Steering Committee. Beyond the BBA, Giselle is a Board Director of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, a Trustee of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, a member of the Town of Milton’s Zoning Board of Appeals, a member of the Massachusetts chapter of Jack & Jill, Inc., and a former Board Director of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association. Giselle holds an A.B. in Economics from Harvard College and a J.D. from Yale Law School.