Jesse Van Genugten is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. He is a member of the firm’s Project Development & Finance Practice.

Mr. Van Genugten represents a variety of financial institutions, sponsors, and developers in connection with project financings, acquisition financings, and other energy and infrastructure-related secured lending transactions.

He maintains an active pro bono practice, representing individuals seeking asylum and working on other immigration-related matters.

While in law school, Mr. Van Genugten interned at the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law and for Judge James E. Boasberg at the US District Court for the District of Columbia.


  • Conscripting the Global Banking Sector: Assessing the Importance and Impact of Private Policing in the Enforcement of US Economic Sanctions, Berkeley Business Law Journal (2021)
  • Opening the Door to Court Ordered Restitution for Corporate Criminal Liability: A Cautionary Tale, Review of Litigation (2020)
  • Note, Ungagging the Whistleblower in Foreign Corruption Investigations: Turning International ‘Best Practices’ Into Reality, Georgetown Journal of International Law (2020)
  • Note, Eliminating Schmiergeld: Lessons Learned from the Enforcement of Anti-Bribery Laws in the United States and Germany, Georgetown Law Journal (2019)

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2019
    cum laude , Articles Editor, Georgetown Journal of International Law
  • BA, Cornell University, 2016
    Dean's List

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch