Eddie Jauregui Named a 2021 MCCA Rising Star
LOS ANGELES (August 27, 2021) – Holland & Knight Partner Eddie Jauregui has been recognized as a 2021 Rising Star by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA). The MCCA's annual list of Rising Stars honors 20 outstanding attorneys whose accomplishments and dedication to the profession and their communities make them "attorneys to watch" in the legal industry.
Mr. Jauregui is a partner in Holland & Knight's Los Angeles office and a member of the firm's White Collar Defense and Investigations Team. A litigator and former federal prosecutor, he focuses on internal corporate investigations, corporate compliance and training, government enforcement, white collar criminal defense and complex business disputes.
Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Jauregui served as an assistant U.S. attorney in the Major Frauds Section of the Los Angeles U.S. Attorney's Office. During his tenure at the Department of Justice, he prosecuted a number of high-profile fraud and public corruption cases, including the prosecutions of former Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials for obstructing a federal civil rights investigation into the L.A. county jails. For his work on those cases, Mr. Jauregui was awarded a California Lawyer of the Year Award in 2018 by the Daily Journal and a special recognition by the Los Angeles County Bar Association Criminal Justice Section. He previously was named one of the nation's Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 by the LGBT Bar Association in 2014.
The 2021 Rising Stars will be honored at MCCA's 2021 Creating Pathways to Diversity Virtual Conference on October 12.