Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP

Litigation Department

New York
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What the team is known for Esteemed boutique that focuses on sophisticated white-collar criminal defense and related civil litigation. Demonstrates notable strengths in cross-border matters that involve multiple regulatory bodies. Regularly advises on investigations and litigation involving financial markets and related antitrust claims. Fields significant trial experience among its strong bench of advocates.

Strengths Sources consider them "a very elite and longstanding white-collar boutique - absolutely top-notch and extremely strong."

A further interviewee comments: "They're very reliable and skilled litigators and are extremely good at representing executives."

"There's no arguing with the fact that this is a top white-collar boutique," another market source comments.

Notable practitioners

Daniel Gitner wins widespread praise for his sophisticated white-collar practice which regularly sees him represent individuals in high-profile criminal proceedings. He is widely considered a leading trial attorney who acts on matters such as fraud, money laundering and criminal antitrust allegations, and is described as "incredibly skilled and gifted in the courtroom, with amazing client skills."

Sources variously describe Frank Wohl as "a lion of the Bar" and a "very wise and strategic" attorney. Clients benefit from his extensive experience representing both individuals and companies facing complex criminal proceedings.

Helen Gredd is described as "willing to go to the ends of the earth for her clients" by one source, while another labels her "one of the most careful, tenacious and strategic lawyers I've ever worked with."Her well-regarded practice regularly sees her representing individuals and companies from an array of industry sectors in high-stakes criminal proceedings.

Jillian Berman draws praise for her representation of individuals facing criminal and regulatory proceedings, and regularly handles cases involving allegations including fraud, corruption and criminal antitrust. Sources identify her as "a go-to for individual representations, and a creative and thoughtful lawyer."

John Wing is described as "a sensational white-collar defense lawyer and one of the most accomplished lawyers in the city" by market sources. He offers substantial experience defending clients accused of all manner of white-collar offenses in criminal trials.

John Siffert maintains his reputation as an experienced counselor and trial lawyer to individuals and corporations facing significant criminal proceedings. His expertise covers all areas of white-collar crime, with sources describing him as "a giant in this space and a thoughtful problem-solver who can offer solutions and strategies built upon years of experience."