Foley & Lardner LLP
Dean M. Jeske, a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP, focuses his practice on advising broker-dealers and investment advisers. In addition to counseling financial services client on regulatory and compliance issues, Mr. Jeske regularly defends firms and their employees in enforcement proceedings brought by the SEC, FINRA, or other regulatory agencies. Mr. Jeske also advises broker-dealer and investment adviser clients on supervisory issues, including the implementation of written supervisory systems and procedures. Mr. Jeske also has extensive experience defending financial services clients in securities fraud matters, including shareholder class action and derivative litigation, and has conducted numerous internal investigations on behalf of publicly traded clients. From 2012 through March 2016, Mr. Jeske was a Deputy Regional Chief Counsel in FINRA’s Department of Enforcement. In that role, Mr. Jeske supervised significant enforcement actions in FINRA’s Midwest Region. In addition, Mr. Jeske spearheaded nationwide investigations and litigation by FINRA. During his tenure, Mr. Jeske brought cases involving numerous high priority areas, including anti-money laundering (AML), complex products, municipal securities, and supervisory systems and controls. Mr. Jeske graduated, magna cum laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law in 1989.