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Jeffrey C. Eglash

Jeffrey C. Eglash

General Electric
Global Executive Litigation Counsel
Fairfield, CT, USA


Jeffrey Eglash is Global Executive Litigation Counsel for General Electric Company in Fairfield, Connecticut.  In this position, he conducts and oversees internal investigations, responds to government investigations, and helps develop compliance programs and procedures to ensure that employees adhere to all laws and to GE’s code of conduct.

Before joining GE, Jeff was a partner at Howrey LLP, where he represented individuals and organizations in civil, criminal, and regulatory enforcement proceedings, and conducted internal corporate investigations.

From 1999 to 2002, Jeff served as Inspector General of the Los Angeles Police Department.  As IG, he was responsible for providing civilian oversight of the LAPD, including investigating and reviewing officer-involved shootings and major use of force incidents, monitoring the Department’s internal disciplinary system, ensuring compliance with a federal civil rights consent decree, and auditing various Department operations and procedures.

From 1987 to 1999, Jeff was an Assistant United States Attorney in Los Angeles, where he prosecuted cases involving police corruption, defense contractor fraud, environmental crimes, drug trafficking and money laundering, and more.  He served in a number of supervisory positions, including Chief of the Public Corruption and Government Fraud Section, where he oversaw the prosecution of cases involving fraud against the government, official corruption, civil rights, environmental crimes, and other offenses.

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