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Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

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What the team is known for

Widely regarded as a go-to firm for all aspects of FCPA compliance and government enforcement. Further expertise in investigations concerning criminal tax and antitrust, alongside a broad range of other white-collar matters, such as money laundering, bribery and public corruption. Also noted for its significant bench of sanctions and OFAC experts. Specialist group of attorneys with a wealth of trial expertise and a strong reputation for complex cross-border work. Expertly represents high-profile individual clients as well as multinational corporations from a variety of sectors, including energy, technology and pharmaceuticals.

Strengths

"They're terrific trial lawyers who do top-end corporate representations."

"Their legal writing and briefings to the court is always excellent. They've made a point of recruiting some very good trial lawyers with various experiences trying cases as prosecutors and defenders, so they continue to have top-notch trial lawyers there."

"We have repeatedly seen the attorneys address complex, multifaceted issues with speed, creativity, intellect, and valuable advice. Their advice is superlative and the depth of their experience repeatedly shines through their relevant, thoughtful advice to navigate these complex and high-stakes matters."

Notable practitioners

Addy Schmitt is vice chair of the firm's litigation department, and maintains a well-regarded practice representing clients in complex multijurisdictional investigations.
"Addy is fantastic. She has a good strategic sense, she is dogged and puts her heart and soul into the defense of her clients." "Addy brings a calm presence and a clear vision to matters."

Andrew Wise chairs the firm's litigation department and enjoys a strong reputation for his work handling complex cross-border investigations and enforcement proceedings, often involving alleged FCPA violations.
"Andrew is the consummate white-collar defense lawyer. He's very experienced, with a really keen strategic mindset and excellent judgment." "He is a skilled investigator." "He is really good at looking at the big picture and formulating a strategy for how litigation will unfold."

Kirby Behre maintains a wide-ranging practice incorporating enforcement proceedings, regulatory investigations and complex litigation for corporations and their high-level employees.
"Kirby is really thoughtful and exceptionally persuasive. He is always thinking about serving the best interests of clients as well as synergies between parties." "He is really creative in his approach to cases." "Kirby is a terrific, strategic lawyer."

William Barry advises on high-profile, cross-border mandates. He regularly assists clients with issues surrounding financial crime.
"William's expertise, responsive service, thoughtful advocacy, extremely high emotional intelligence, and deep understanding of competing dynamics sets him in a class among the top few lawyers with whom I've worked throughout my career." "He is very strategic and connected when it comes to regulatory investigations. He has an encyclopedic knowledge of matters involving the DOJ."

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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Miller & Chevalier Chartered

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Location

900 16th Street NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20006

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District of Columbia

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations


Addy Schmitt
Band 5
Andrew T. Wise
Band 4
Kirby D. Behre
Band 2
William Barry
Band 6