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Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

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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 describe the firm as "a fantastic, elite litigation boutique, which provides excellent client service."

The firm has a market reputation for "attracting extremely strong talent and its deep bench of excellent lawyers."

"The team is superb and accomplished in the white-collar defense area from investigation through to trial," confirms another interviewee.

Notable practitioners

Charles Spada navigates government investigations into a range of alleged white-collar crimes on behalf of both individual and corporate clients.
"He thinks outside of the box and has a real knack for expanding analysis beyond the documents." "He is equally gifted with legal and business acumen as well as excellent judgment." "He has tremendous poise and provides high-caliber lawyering."

Daniel Gitner regularly represents 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.
"He's super smart and is a great trial lawyer who has a good way with clients. I think the world of him." "He is one of the best trial lawyers in New York City. He has a commanding presence in court with the judgment to know what works with juries and what doesn't." "He has superb judgment and really has a great command of the facts of a case."

Gabrielle Friedman is particularly noted for her cross-border criminal defense expertise, which includes handling FCPA and tax mandates.
"Uniquely talented and experienced in handling US and German cross-border matters." "She is diligent in representing her clients' interests, is very smart, hard-working and has good judgment." "She's extremely smart and capable."

Helen Gredd 's well-regarded practice regularly sees her representing individuals and companies from an array of industry sectors in high-stakes criminal proceedings.
"Whip-smart and fiercely defends her clients." "A phenomenal lawyer and probably one of the best writers in town. Your game has to be top-notch when you deal with her." "She can handle any client and any investigation. She's incredibly talented."

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.
"She earns her clients' trust and forges the best strategic path for them.""She spends a lot of time with her clients to understand their perspective and pick up on the nuances of the matter." "She's a really well-respected, savvy lawyer."

John Siffert is an experienced counselor and trial lawyer to individuals and corporations facing significant criminal proceedings, with expertise covering all areas of white-collar crime.
"He's a great lawyer." "I think a lot of him."

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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP

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500 Fifth Avenue

33rd Floor

New York

New York

USA

NY 10110

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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations


Charles T Spada
Band 5
Daniel M Gitner
Band 1
Gabrielle Friedman
Band 5
Helen Gredd
Band 1
Jillian Berman
Band 3
John S Siffert
Senior Statespeople