Gerger Khalil Hennessy & McFarlane LLP

Litigation Department

Texas
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What the team is known for Boutique outfit with a focus on handling government investigations, trials and appeals. Noted for representing both individuals and organizations in white-collar matters and investigations brought by federal agencies such as the SEC and DOJ.

Strengths"They handle matters effectively as a team and the partners draw upon each other's unique skills," reports one client, who further adds: "They are excellent communicators who know the law, and are wise and creative."

Work highlights Represented a personal banker at J.P. Morgan, who was charged with forging a guarantor's signature to secure an $8 million loan for a customer.

Notable practitioners

David Gerger has a stellar reputation as "one of the premier white-collar lawyers in Houston." He has a superb track record of representing individual and corporate clients in highly sensitive criminal trials and government investigations. Interviewees regard him as "a very skilled strategist and a very able trial lawyer." One source reports: "He is rocket-science smart and does a great job for clients."

Samy Khalil wins praise for his sophisticated representation of clients in criminal trials and investigations by the DOJ and SEC. Sources say: "Samy has excellent judgment and is a good counselor and advocate for his clients."