|Title||Assistant District Attorney|
|Affiliation||Manhattan District Attorney's Office|
|Division||Sex Crimes Bureau|
|Occupation||Assistant District Attorney|
Jo Marlowe was the former Assistant District Attorney of the Manhattan Special Victims Unit. She is played by Sharon Stone. She is Elliot Stabler's former partner in law enforcement she left NYPD in 1995 when she burned two undercover detectives with families, and was sent to the SVU by Jack McCoy. She stated it was a "happy accident".
It was revealed in Season 11's finale that she had an aggressive cancer that required mastectomy. While she had reconstructive surgery, her lover lost all interest in her and eventually left. The ordeal was so crushing that Jo described herself as barely functional in her personal life. She managed to overcome her grief and return to work, hence her appearance in Season 11.