Jacqueline M. Winton


Jacqueline focuses her practice on commercial litigation. Prior to joining the firm as an associate, Jacqueline participated in the Cozen O'Connor Summer Associate Program, where she conducted legal research and assisted in drafting motions and other legal memoranda for several of the firm's litigation and transactional teams.

During her 3L year, she served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Cheryl Ann Krause, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, where she drafted advisory memoranda and non-precedential opinions on criminal justice sentencing and civil appeals. Jacqueline also interned for the Honorable Richard A. Lloret, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where she conducted legal research.

Jacqueline earned her law degree, summa cum laude, from Temple University Beasley School of Law, where she was a staff editor and note/comment editor of the Temple Law Review and a member of the Systemic Justice Project at Temple's Sheller Center for Social Justice. She earned her undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from Loyola University Maryland.



Are You Secure? DOJ’s Cyber-Fraud Initiative and Heightened FCA Enforcement [Alert]

February 26, 2024

A new trend in false-reporting cases is emerging under the FCA’s broad authority — cybersecurity enforcement. Arthur Fritzinger, Calli Padilla, and Jacqueline Winton discuss.

Supreme Court Confirms: Subjective Beliefs of Falsity are Fair Game in FCA Lawsuits [Alert]

August 04, 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court held in two consolidated landmark cases that a defendant’s subjective beliefs must be considered in determining whether they knowingly violated the False Claims Act. The ruling will have far-reaching and immediate ramifications in FCA litigation.

Supreme Court Appears Unlikely to Adopt “Objectively Reasonable” Test for False Claims Act Liability [Alert]

April 20, 2023

The Supreme Court heard oral argument in two consolidated, landmark False Claims Act cases, and oral argument suggests how the Court will rule.


  • Temple University—James E. Beasley School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2022
  • Loyola University Maryland, B.A., summa cum laude, 2014

Awards & Honors

Order of the Coif