Ivona Josipovic is a counsel in the firm’s White Collar & Regulatory Defense Group. Her practice focuses on white collar defense, internal investigations and sensitive investigations. Ms. Josipovic regularly conducts cross-border and large-scale investigations for clients in a wide range of industries. She has significant experience representing and advising corporate clients in matters involving compliance with corrupt practices legislation, including in multijurisdictional matters that resulted in coordinated global resolutions.

Ms. Josipovic joined Debevoise in 2010.  She received her J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School in 2010, where she served as the executive articles editor of the Michigan Journal of International Law, and received the William W. Bishop, Jr. Award in the field of international law.  She also holds a Master’s in International, Comparative, and European Law (LL.M.) from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, and a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Harvard University. 

Ms. Josipovic speaks Italian and is a native speaker of Bosnian and Croatian.


  • University of Michigan Law School, 2010, J.D.
  • European University Institute, 2007, LL.M.
  • Harvard University, 2006, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York