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Before Jeffrey Jensen was a corporate compliance partner at Husch Blackwell in Missouri, he was an FBI agent—at one time serving on a SWAT team. Even earlier he was an accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Jeff Jensen Jeff Jensen. Courtesy: DOJ

“I definitely zigzagged. I started out as a CPA, because at the time I graduated from college, that was the most likely area to find employment,” Jensen, now the Senate-confirmed U.S. attorney in the Eastern District of Missouri, told St. Louis Magazine last year. “But then the FBI was hiring accountants, because of the savings and loan failures of the late 1980s, and I’d always wanted to be in the FBI.”

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Mike Scarcella

Mike Scarcella is a senior editor in Washington on ALM Media's regulatory desk. Contact him at [email protected]. On Twitter: @MikeScarcella. Mike works on a slate of newsletters: Supreme Court Brief | Higher Law | Compliance Hot Spots | Labor of Law.

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