Andrew Bosse is a Partner at JFB Legal and Head of the Norfolk Office. Andrew brings over 12 years of experience in high-stakes commercial and criminal litigation, including both civil and criminal securities fraud matters, antitrust and intellectual property disputes, and corporate fraud allegations for clients in the banking, publishing, and biotechnology sectors. He spent nearly 8 years as a federal prosecutor in the Eastern District of Virginia, including 3 as the Deputy Criminal Chief for the Norfolk Division. As an AUSA, he tried a dozen cases and prosecuted hundreds of others involving white-collar crime, money laundering, national security offenses, large-scale narco-trafficking, and RICO and organized crime, including multiple murder cases. In 2022, Andrew received the Attorney General’s John Marshall Award for the Trial of Litigation, one of the Department of Justice’s highest awards, for his role in a seven-week racketeering trial.
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2008
- Virginia Law Review, Articles Editor
- Governor’s Legal Fellow, Office of the Governor, Richmond, Virginia (2007-2008)
- Raven Society
Princeton University, A.B., English Literature, 2005, summa cum laude
- Phi Beta Kappa and Class of 1859 Prize
The Hon. Edith Brown Clement, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, New Orleans, LA
- Law Clerk, August 2009 – August 2010
The Hon. James C. Cacheris, U.S. District Court, E.D. Va., Alexandria, VA
- Law Clerk, August 2008 – August 2009
- Represented large financial institution in numerous federal securities actions related to the issuance of billions of dollars of residential mortgage-backed securities.
- Represented major publishing company and its subsidiary in Section 1 antitrust suit favorably resolved on summary judgment.
- Represented biotech company in trade secret dispute related to novel energy technology.
- Represented independent directors of a major financial institution in multiple shareholder derivative actions involving fraud allegations in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.
- Prosecuted $25 million investment and securities fraud scheme involving FCC spectrum application services; prosecution included two multi-week jury trials.
- Prosecuted multiple large-scale RICO cases resolved after lengthy jury trials, including three-defendant trial that resulted in five murder convictions, one for the retaliatory killing of a witness.
- Successfully tried cases alleging mail, wire, and bank fraud, money laundering, identity theft, organized narcotics trafficking, and serial robbery, among other charges.
- Prosecuted national security cases, including matters involving the provision of material support to designated foreign-terrorist organizations, the Classified Information Procedures Act, and the unlicensed possession of a select biological toxin.
- Prosecuted civil rights case involving the threat to burn down a church whose religious leaders were involved in a peaceful demonstration and prayer vigil.
- Briefed and argued numerous appeals in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Pro Bono Matters
- Represented domestic violence and employment discrimination victims in New York state and federal court.
United States Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk, VA (2015-2022)
- Norfolk Deputy Criminal Chief (2019-2022)
- Assistant U.S. Attorney (2015-2022)
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York, NY (2010-2015)
- New York
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
- American Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association
- Virginia Bar Association
- Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association