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Blerina Jasari

Founder / Partner

(771) 217-2400 bjasari@boylejasari.com
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, LL.M., 2015
  • Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Diplomjurist, 2014
  • Université de Cergy-Pontoise, LL.M., 2009
  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • English
  • German
  • Albanian
  • French
  • Deutsch-Amerikanische Juristen-Vereinigung (DAJV)
  • Public Investors Advocate Bar Association
  • Editorial Team Member, Transatlantic Law Journal
  • Author, How Shaquille O’Neal and Madonna are Navigating Cryptocurrency Class Action Lawsuits, Transatlantic Law Journal, Vol. 2, Issue 1, (Jan. 2024)
  • Author, Fraud Against the U.S. Government, Transatlantic Law Journal, Vol. 1, Issue 1, (Aug. 2023)
  • Co-Author, The Special Investigative Measures of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers: Are the Protections Adequate?, International Enforcement Law Reporter, Vol. 34, Issue 1 (Jan. 26, 2018)
  • Co-Author, The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia closes but the Kosovo Specialist Chamber has yet to Begin, Zeri (Dec. 28, 2017)
  • Contributing author, “The Ever-Changing Compliance Landscape: What is the Next Wave?”, 2016 OECD Integrity Forum, Fighting the Hidden Tariff: Global Trade without Corruption (April 2016)
  • Co-Author, “New York State Department of Financial Services Superintendent’s Regulations Impose Strict Senior Officer Certification Requirements on Financial Institutions”, JD Supra Business Advisor (Dec. 2015)
  • Author, “The Effectivity and Equity of the European Emission Trade”, “l’Union
    européenne: une Europe sociale et solidaire? Crises et perspectives” Mare & Martin 2015, Collection Droit Public
  • Co-Author, “Intervention before the International Court of Justice – A Critical Examination of the Court’s Recent Decision in Germany v. Italy”, NUJS Law Review, National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, Vol. 6, 2013 No. 1 (Dec. 2013)
  • Washington DC Rising Star 2024

Blerina Jasari concentrates her practice in the areas of international criminal law, transnational criminal law and white collar criminal defense. With a profound background in international legal studies, she excels in providing a comprehensive defense for individuals and companies involved in criminal and regulatory investigations and trials. Prior to co-founding Boyle & Jasari, she has amassed significant experience working at prestigious law firms, governmental entities and international legal organizations in Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Australia.

After obtaining her initial law degree in Germany and an LL.M. in French and European Union Law in France, Blerina came to the United States to complete an LL.M. in International Legal Studies. She has a strong interest in international law and competed in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court competition while in law school where she became the German National Champion and secured an award for the 13th best combined pleadings worldwide. Since graduating, she has regularly devoted her time to the Jessup organization.

After law school, Ms. Jasari worked in the Prosecutor’s Office at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia where she contributed to the prosecution of Ratko Mladic. After graduating from law school in the United States, she worked as a White Collar Associate for an AmLaw 100 law firm in Manhattan
and clerked for a Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and before joining Dennis Boyle in his practice. She is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia.

Blerina represents companies and individuals in criminal and white collar criminal investigations and trials, as well as parallel civil and administrative litigation and proceedings. As part of her practice, Blerina advises clients on economic sanctions administered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury (OFAC), the Foreign Corrupt
Practices Act (FCPA), and the Anti Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy Act compliance. She has also represented clients in matters before the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, state Attorneys General, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Ms. Jasari’s legal prowess extends beyond the United States, with a special interest in Southeastern Europe, particularly Kosovo, Albania, and Serbia. Her linguistic abilities in Albanian, English, German, and French further strengthen her international practice.
In addition to her professional commitments, Blerina is also an accomplished author, contributing to several publications on white collar crime, international law and criminal justice.

Understanding the grave implications of criminal allegations, Blerina is committed to providing a robust defense for her clients. Her approach begins with understanding the client’s needs, followed by meticulous factual development, witness interviews, and coordination with investigators and experts. As with every
case, Blerina’s objective is to secure the best possible outcome for her clients, whether that means achieving a case dismissal or proceeding to trial. Her extensive experience, expertise, and dedication make her an invaluable ally in the face of serious criminal charges.