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Jane E. Booth

Columbia University
General Counsel
New York, NY, USA

Jane E. Booth
General Counsel

Joining the Office of the General Counsel in 2002, Jane E. Booth represents the University in regulatory matters. Her expertise extends to research integrity, health care compliance, HIPAA, False Claims Act, and environmental and safety issues. Before coming to Columbia, Ms. Booth was Chief of the Civil Division of the United States Attorneys’ Office, and served as a member of Attorney General Reno’s health care advisory council (1994-2002). Ms. Booth has also extensive appellate and civil and criminal litigation experience; she headed the civil appellate unit of Legal Aid (1989-1994) and the appeals unit for the United States Attorneys Office (1983-1987), and litigated complex securities and financial matters for Shearson Lehman (1987-1989). Ms. Booth began her career as a law clerk to Judge Leonard Sand in the Southern District of New York.

Ms. Booth received her law degree from Columbia in 1976. Prior to attending law school, she also received a B.A. in History from Fordham (1967) and an M.A. in History from the University of Toronto (1968). She is admitted to practice law in New York State.

Practice Areas

Finance, Investments, and Banking (internal audit)
Health Sciences (General & Corporate) (compliance & IRB)
Research Compliance


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