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Practice Areas

White-collar criminal defense, antitrust law, FCPA violations, securities and tax fraud, health care fraud, government contracts law, bribery and gratuities law.


David Schertler is a founding partner of Schertler Onorato Mead & Sears, LLP, a boutique litigation firm in Washington, D.C., that specializes in white-collar criminal defense. Mr. Schertler regularly represents individuals and corporate entities in criminal investigations and enforcement proceedings conducted domestically and internationally in a wide variety of substantive areas, including antitrust law, the FCPA, and securities fraud. Mr. Schertler's clients have included high-level executive officers of multinational corporations, and his representations have covered investigations originating throughout the United States as well as in Europe, Africa, South America, Asia, and the Middle East. Mr. Schertler also is a skilled and seasoned trial attorney. Most recently, he obtained an acquittal in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Manhattan) in a complex antitrust case involving the euro-to-dollar foreign exchange market.

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers.