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Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

3 ranked lawyersBand 2District of ColumbiaUSA 2021 View ranking table
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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 are all super talented and work well together," notes an interviewee.

Clients report: "The work product, especially the legal research, is excellent."

"They have extremely good lawyers on their team and they are of a size to be able to be very efficient, streamlined and diligent," comments a source.

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.
"She is a very fine trial lawyer and has a well-refined understanding of federal criminal procedure." "She is a formidable litigator."

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.
"He is cool under pressure and a great advocate." "He is truly exceptional and really capable with dealing with government agencies."

Kirby Behre maintains a wide-ranging practice incorporating enforcement proceedings, regulatory investigations and complex litigation for corporations and their high-level employees.
"He is a seasoned white-collar defense lawyer, who is strategic, creative, and has the perfect bearing when interfacing with the client and government." "He has a superb criminal antitrust practice; he has led cases all over the world, and is an exceptional lawyer."

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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations Department

Miller & Chevalier Chartered

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900 16th Street NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20006

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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations


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