Jeffrey R. Boles Ph.D.


Jeffrey R. Boles Ph.D.

Assistant General Counsel

Philadelphia | Cira Centre, 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2808
+1 215 994 2284 | +1 215 994 2222

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As assistant general counsel, Dr. Jeffrey R. Boles works closely with Dechert’s general counsel and the firm’s attorneys and personnel to create and implement risk management and compliance procedures, resolve conflicts of interest, advise on issues involving firm policies and internal controls, handle professional responsibility matters, and draft and negotiate commercial contracts and policies.

Dr. Boles was previously an associate in the white collar and securities litigation group.

  • Temple University, B.A., 2000, summa cum laude
  • The University of British Columbia, 2001, Fulbright Scholar
  • University of California, Berkeley, M.A., 2003
  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D., 2006, Recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award for Legal Profession and the Prosser Prize for Partnership Tax; Senior Submissions Editor of the Berkeley Business Law Journal
  • University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D., 2006, Recipient of the U.C. Berkeley Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania