Mr. Wisenberg's knowledge of federal white collar criminal law has long put him in demand with the major media to help analyze national white collar news stories. His experience and contacts with television, print, and on-line journalists enable him to tap those resources to the benefit of his clients in the rare circumstances that such a strategic need arises. He is also Contributing Editor of the White Collar Crime Prof Blog. Some of Mr. Wisenberg's recent appearances in the media appear below.
Global Investigations Review, January 26, 2015. Mr. Wisenberg was interviewed regarding U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's prejudicial statements in the Sheldon Silver public corruption case.
Detroit Free Press, January 13, 2015. Mr. Wisenberg commented on the federal criminal appeal of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
Washington Post, October 3, 2014. Mr. Wisenberg discussed the potential legal exposure of Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe's political aide.
Texas Tribune, August 18, 2014. Mr. Wisenberg gave his assessment of Michael McCrum, the Special Prosecutor who indicted Governor Rick Perry.
Time Magazine, July 30, 2014. Mr. Wisenberg analyzed the defense team's strategy in the federal public corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell.
Wall Street Journal, May 12, 2014. Mr. Wisenberg commented on the FCPA indictment of PetroTiger's CEO.
Forbes, February 7, 2014. Mr. Wisenberg analyzed the DOJ's insider trading investigation of SAC Capital's Steve Cohen in light of former SAC employee Mathew Martoma's conviction.
Wall Street Journal Live, October 17, 2013. Mr. Wisenberg discussed the government's anticipated plea agreement with the SAC hedge fund.
Reuters, September 11, 2012. A Reuters article quoted Mr. Wisenberg regarding the $104 million whistleblower award given by the IRS to UBS AG whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld.
FCPA Blog, August 9, 2012. The FCPA Blog discussed Mr. Wisenberg's views on DOJ's Fraud Protection Racket.
Celebrity Court, August 5, 2012. Mr. Wisenberg appeared as a guest on Celebrity Court, analyzing the scandals surrounding DC Mayor Vincent Gray.
Houston Chronicle, June 19, 2012. Mr. Wisenberg commented upon the Washington DC trial jury's acquittal of Roger Clemens.
Today Show, May 30, 2012. The Today Show interviewed Mr. Wisenberg regarding the jury's lengthy deliberations in the John Edwards trial.
Washington Business Journal, April 27, 2012. The Washington Business Journal quoted Mr. Wisenberg in connection with the class action lawsuits being filed against SAIC.
The Daily Beast, December 8, 2011. The Daily Beast quoted Mr. Wisenberg regarding the factors affecting Governor Rod Blagojevich's lengthy prison sentence.
White Collar Crime Prof Blog, November 25, 2011. Mr. Wisenberg assessed Judge Emmet Sullivan's post-trial prosecutorial misconduct findings in the Ted Stevens case.
Wall Street Journal Law Blog, November 9, 2011. The WSJ's Law Blog reported on Mr. Wisenberg's criticism of comments made by Pennsylvania law enforcement authorities in the Jerry Sandusky case.
Main Justice, October 27, 2011. Main Justice profiled Mr. Wisenberg's views on the Rajat Gupta prosecution.
Marketplace, October 26, 2011. Kai Ryssdal interviewed Mr. Wisenberg on American Public Media's Marketplace, regarding the Government's insider trading case against Rajat Gupta.
White Collar Crime Prof Blog, September 5, 2011. In "U.S. v. Roger Clemens: The Government's Brushback Pitch," Mr. Wisenberg commented upon prosecutorial errors in the Roger Clemens perjury prosecution.
ITV News, July 19, 2011. Mr. Wisenberg appeared on British television's ITV News, analyzing the FCPA investigation of Rupert Murdoch.
New York Times, July 7, 2011. Mr. Wisenberg was prominently featured in a front page New York Times Sunday Business Section story about the U.S. Department of Justice's failure to investigate elite financial institution fraud.
Roll Call, June 27, 2011. Roll Call interviewed Mr. Wisenberg regarding the effect of Speech or Debate Clause issues on white collar public corruption prosecutions.
Raleigh News & Observer, June 3, 2011. Mr. Wisenberg discussed the Department of Justice's public corruption case against former Senator John Edwards.
The Diane Rehm Show, May 16, 2011. Mr. Wisenberg discussed the current crackdown on insider trading on NPR's The Diane Rehm Show.
Weekend Edition, May 14, 2011. Mr. Wisenberg appeared on NPR's Weekend Edition discussing the elements of insider trading prosecutions.
Arizona Republic, April 23, 2011. An Arizona Republic story about the lengthy investigation of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio quoted Mr. Wisenberg.
CSPAN, April 15, 2011. Mr. Wisenberg participated in a panel discussion entitled Clinton v. Starr: Collision in the Capitol (An Historic Gathering), at Georgetown Law School. CSPAN televised the proceedings.
Main Justice, April 12, 2011. Mr. Wisenberg's views on the Raj Rajaratnam case were analyzed by David Stout at MainJustice.com.
Inside Counsel, April 1, 2011. Mr. Wisenberg is quoted extensively in Steven Anderson's article about the lack of accounting control fraud prosecutions. The article is entitled, "Incredible Weakness: Amid Financial Crisis Accounting Control Fraud Prosecutions are Scarce."
New York Times, February 25, 2011. Mr. Wisenberg was quoted in Joe Nocera's article entitled "Biggest Fish Face Little Risk of Being Caught."
Law 360, January 14, 2011. Mr. Wisenberg was interviewed in an article detailing the SEC's probe of sovereign wealth funds.
White Collar Crime Prof Blog, December 3, 2010. Mr. Wisenberg commented upon Pepper v. United States, a Sentencing Guidelines case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court.
White Collar Crime Prof Blog, November 4, 2010. Mr. Wisenberg discussed the SEC's proposed whistleblower rules, issued pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Act.
Overcriminalization 2.0, October 21, 2010. Mr. Wisenberg spoke on Grand Jury Reform as part of the Overcriminalization 2.0 Conference, sponsored by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Foundation for Criminal Justice, and the Journal of Law, Economics, and Policy.
West Publishing, September 22, 2010. Mr. Wisenberg's book: White Collar Crime: Securities Fraud (2010-2011 Ed.) was published by West, a division of Thomson Reuters.
New York Daily News, July 24, 2010. Mr. Wisenberg was quoted in an article examining the Congressional ethics charges brought against U.S. Representative Charles Rangel.
USA Today, July 16, 2010. Mr. Wisenberg was interviewed regarding Goldman Sachs's settlement of civil charges brought by the SEC.
To the Point, June 24, 2010. Mr. Wisenberg analyzed the U.S. Supreme Court's three honest services fraud decisions on National Public Radio's To The Point.
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, May 20, 2010. Mr. Wisenberg was quoted in an article covering a panel presentation on managing high-profile criminal investigations. The presentation was held at Chicago's Union League Club.
USA Today, May 2, 2010. Mr. Wisenberg was quoted in a USA Today article entitled "Goldman Sachs Faces Tough Choices."
NACDL, February 24, 2010. Mr. Wisenberg lectured on "A Return to Brady Basics" at the NACDL Midwinter Meeting in Austin, TX.
White Collar Crime Symposium, February 5, 2010. Mr. Wisenberg spoke on Parallel Proceedings at the University of Texas School of Law Review of Litigation's White Collar Crime Symposium.
MSNBC News, January 27, 2010. Mr. Wisenberg was interviewed by MSNBC's David Shuster regarding the alleged wiretapping of Senator Mary Landrieu's office.
MSNBC's Big Picture, December 3, 2009. Mr. Wisenberg was interviewed regarding possible charges against Tareq and Michaele Salahi, who allegedly crashed a White House State Dinner.
West Publishing, October 1, 2009. Mr. Wisenberg's book: White Collar Crime: Securities Fraud, was published by West, a division of Thomson Reuters.
Washington Times, August 22, 2009. Mr. Wisenberg discussed the recent charges in U.S. v. Cooper.
NACDL Board of Directors, August 8, 2009. Mr. Wisenberg was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers at its annual convention in Boston.
Washington Post, July 9, 2009. Wisenberg was quoted in a front page article entitled, "Uncommon Detail Marks Rulings By Sotomayor."
American Bar Foundation, July 1, 2009. Solomon L. Wisenberg was inducted as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
New York Daily News, May 26, 2009. Mr. Wisenberg was quoted in an article entitled, "Sonia Sotamayor's Timing For Supreme Court Could Not Be Better."
Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 2, 2009. Mr. Wisenberg discussed recent Ponzi schemes in an article entitled, "Ponzi Schemes Seem To Proliferate In Tough Economic Times."
Bloomberg, April 6, 2009. Mr. Wisenberg discussed the SEC's regulatory performance in the Allen Stanford case in an article entitled, "Stanford Coaxed $5 Billion As SEC Weighed Powers."
John Jay College of Criminal Justice: McCormick Foundation Specialized Reporting Institute on Financial Crime, April 1, 2009. Mr. Wisenberg spoke and participated in a panel discussion entitled, "The Casino Economy: Tackling Ponzi Schemes."
Chicago Lawyer, March 4, 2009. Mr. Wisenberg was quoted in an article entitled, "Around The Water Cooler: Solomon L. Wisenberg's White-Collar Practice."
The National Law Journal, February 16, 2009. Mr. Wisenberg was mentioned and photographed in an article entitled, "Law Firm Couples Not So Rare."
TPMMuckraker, February 18, 2009. Mr. Wisenberg was quoted in Murray Waas' article, The Big Stone Wall: Nine Bush-Era Officials Refused to Cooperate with DOJ Probes.
CNBC's Closing Bell, January 12, 2009. Mr. Wisenberg discussed the implications of a possible plea bargain in the Bernard Madoff case.
Wall Street Journal, January 9, 2009. Mr. Wisenberg was quoted in a story about the government's dismissal of charges against his client in the case of U.S. v. Stockman, et al.
CNBC's Power Lunch, January 6, 2009. Mr. Wisenberg debated whether Bernard Madoff should be allowed to remain free on bond.
Westlaw Seminar, December 18, 2008. Solomon L. Wisenberg was a featured speaker and panelist in Westlaw's Web Seminar on Battling Health Care Fraud: Criminal and Civil Perspectives.
Associated Press, December 11, 2008. Mr. Wisenberg was quoted in an Associated Press article about the corruption investigation of Governor Blagojevich.
New York Daily News, December 10, 2008. Mr. Wisenberg was quoted in an article that discussed whether the Blagojevich scandal would ensnare the incoming Obama Administration.
Northwest Florida Daily News, November 18, 2008. Mr. Wisenberg was quoted in article covering the dismissal of all charges against his client in an alleged insurance fraud scheme.
CNBC's Power Lunch, June 25, 2008. Mr. Wisenberg debated former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt regarding an alleged "new corporate crime wave."
CNBC's Squawk Box, March 28, 2008. Mr. Wisenberg discussed KPMG's role in the New Century Mortgage fraud collapse.
New York Daily News, March 20, 2008. Mr. Wisenberg was quoted regarding the release of Senator Clinton's White House schedule by the National Archives.
Dow Jones' Marketwatch.com, February 8, 2008. Mr. Wisenberg commented on the SEC's preliminary investigation of Merrill Lynch.
Washington Post, January 5, 2008. Mr. Wisenberg discussed developments in the David Stockman fraud trial.
Bloomberg.com, October 11, 2007. Bloomberg News quoted Mr. Wisenberg regarding the pending charges in U.S. v. Stockman.
Legal Times, August 20, 2007. Mr. Wisenberg discussed new rules for federal grand jury witnesses in light of the D.C. Circuit's In re: Grand Jury decision.
New York Daily News, July 3, 2007. Mr. Wisenberg analyzed President Bush's commutation of Scooter Libby's prison sentence.
CNBC's Morning Call, June 18, 2007. Mr. Wisenberg criticized the "willful blindness" jury instruction used in the Conrad Black prosecution.
Court TV, June 5, 2007. Mr. Wisenberg provided analysis for Court TV's coverage of the Scooter Libby sentencing hearing.
USA Today, May 24, 2007. Mr. Wisenberg discussed white-collar crimes committed by husband-wife teams.
National Geographic's Final Report, May 1, 2007. Mr. Wisenberg provided eyewitness commentary for National Geographic's documentary on the Clinton/Lewinsky scandal.
Hardball with Chris Matthews, March 27, 2007. Mr. Wisenberg analyzed the Fifth Amendment Privilege Against Self-Incrimination in the context of the U.S. Senate's investigation into the firing of federal prosecutors.
New York Daily News, March 3, 2007. Mr. Wisenberg discussed jury deliberation issues in the Scooter Libby prosecution.
New York Daily News, February 14, 2007. Mr. Wisenberg discussed the impact of Vice President Cheney's failure to take the stand in the Scooter Libby case.
Hardball with Chris Matthews, February 7, 2007. Mr. Wisenberg was interviewed regarding sentencing-related issues in the Libby case.
Court TV's Best Defense, February 6, 2007. Mr. Wisenberg analyzed defense strategies in the Scooter Libby case.
NBC's Today Show, January 30, 2007. Mr. Wisenberg discussed aspects of the Scooter Libby prosecution.
Court TV, January 26, 2007. Mr. Wisenberg discussed the problems inherent in perjury prosecutions.
International Security Management Association ("ISMA"), January 23, 2007. Mr. Wisenberg spoke on "Pretexting: Is it Legal; Is It Ethical?" at the ISMA Conference in Austin, TX.
Dow Jones News Wire, January 22, 2007. Mr. Wisenberg discussed SEC civil charges against vendors in the US Foodservice Investigation.
CNBC's Power Lunch, January 16, 2007. Mr. Wisenberg analyzed the SEC's inquiries into public company employees who get paid on the side (as consultants) to discuss industry trends with hedge funds.
New York Daily News, December 20, 2006. Mr. Wisenberg discussed Vice-President Cheney's potential testimony at the Scooter Libby trial.
CNBC's Power Lunch, September 26, 2006. Mr. Wisenberg criticized disparities in prison sentences among white-collar defendants.
Legal Times, June 5, 2006. Mr. Wisenberg analyzed possible defense strategies in the Scooter Libby case.
New York Daily News, May 26, 2006. Mr. Wisenberg discussed potential faulty memory defenses in the Scooter Libby case.
MSNBC's Abrams Report, May 3, 2006. Mr. Wisenberg analyzed the jury's life sentence verdict in the Zakaria Moussawi case.
Hardball with Chris Matthews, April 27, 2006. Mr. Wisenberg answered questions about Karl Rove's most recent federal grand jury appearance.
New York Daily News, April 27, 2006. A New York Daily News article quoted Mr. Wisenberg concerning Karl Rove's fifth appearance before a federal grand jury.
Hardball with Chris Matthews, April 20, 2006. Mr. Wisenberg discussed the difference between a subject and a target in the context of federal criminal investigations.
MSNBC's Abrams Report, March 22, 2006. Mr. Wisenberg analyzed the defense team's efforts to obtain classified documents in the CIA leak case.
Hardball with Chris Matthews, March 10, 2006. MSNBC's Chris Matthews interviewed Mr. Wisenberg regarding the latest tactical moves of the Libby defense team.
Wall Street Journal Online, February 21, 2006. An article by Brandt Goldstein in the Wall Street Journal's Online Edition quoted Mr. Wisenberg on the relevance of law review articles to the everyday practice of criminal law.
Delaware News Journal, January 25, 2006. The Delaware News Journal quoted Mr. Wisenberg after his client, originally charged with four felonies, received a sentence of probation on one misdemeanor tax count.
Washington Post, November 20, 2005. A front page story on the Abramoff Investigation in the Washington Post's Sunday Edition, quoted Mr. Wisenberg on the mechanics of plea negotiations.
MSNBC's Countdown with Keith Olberman, November 16, 2005. Mr. Wisenberg analyzed the impact of Bob Woodward's disclosure that a Bush Administration official leaked information to him about Valerie Plame's CIA status.
National Journal, November 12, 2005. A National Journal article by Murray Wass quoted Mr. Wisenberg on the CIA leak investigation.
New York Daily News, October 29, 2005. A New York Daily News story by James Meek quoted Mr. Wisenberg on the likelihood of Lewis Libby's cooperation with Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald.
MSNBC News Special Report with Chris Matthews, October 28, 2005. Mr. Wisenberg appeared with Chris Matthews as legal analyst for MSNBC's special all-day coverage of the Libby Indictment.
New York Daily News, October 7, 2005. A New York Daily News story quoted Mr. Wisenberg concerning the Karl Rove investigation.
MSNBC's Abrams Report, October 6, 2005. Mr. Wisenberg commented upon Karl Rove's multiple appearances before the federal grand jury.
CNN's Wolf Blitzer Reports, July 15, 2005. Wolf Blitzer interviewed Mr. Wisenberg regarding the CIA leak investigation.
MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews, July 13, 2005. Mr. Wisenberg discussed the potential exposure of Karl Rove in the CIA leak case.
New York Daily News, July 2, 2005. A New York Daily News story quoted Mr. Wisenberg on the likelihood of Roe v. Wade being overturned by the United States Supreme Court.
O'Reilly Radio Factor, July 1, 2005. Mr. Wisenberg was interviewed on Bill O'Reilly's Radio Factor regarding the resignation and judicial philosophy of Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.
MSNBC, February 3, 2005. Mr. Wisenberg appeared on MSNBC's Abrams Report and discussed President Bush's support of federal funding for additional DNA testing in capital murder cases.
MSNBC, December 2004. Mr. Wisenberg appeared on MSNBC's Abrams Report, debating whether reporters should go to jail for refusing to divulge the names of their confidential sources.
Fox News, November 2004. Mr. Wisenberg appeared on Fox Report with Shepard Smith, analyzing the legal issues surrounding torture of foreign prisoners by United States citizens.
MSNBC, August 2004. Mr. Wisenberg appeared on MSNBC's Abrams Report, analyzing judicial contempt orders issued against newspaper reporters in the CIA leak investigation.
Fox News and MSNBC, July 2004. Mr. Wisenberg discussed the investigation of former National Security Advisor Sandy Berger, for alleged mishandling of classified documents, in appearances on Fox News Report and MSNBC's Abrams Report.
The Washington Post, February 10, 2004. A front-page Washington Post story on federal grand jury questioning of White House officials in the CIA leak probe featured a quote from Mr. Wisenberg on reporters' news-gathering privileges in the context of criminal investigations.
ABC News and Fox News, October 1, 2003. Mr. Wisenberg discussed issues surrounding the CIA leak investigation in appearances on ABC's World News Tonight with Peter Jennings and Fox News' On the Record with Greta Van Susteren.
United Press International, August 21, 2002. Mr. Wisenberg was interviewed by UPI regarding his representation of an American University arrested for taping a speech by Tipper Gore.
Fox News, August 20, 2002. Mr. Wisenberg appeared on the Fox News show Hannity and Colmes to discuss his representation of an American University student arrested for taping a speech by Tipper Gore.
CNBC, August 20, 2002. Mr. Wisenberg discussed insider trading and the Martha Stewart/ImClone scandal as a guest on CNBC's Kudlow & Cramer.
MSNBC, August 2002. Mr. Wisenberg appeared on the Abrams Report analyzing insider trading laws and the Martha Stewart/ImClone investigation.
The Boston Globe, July 21, 2002. Mr. Wisenberg was interviewed by The Boston Globe, discussing moves by Congress to enact harsh punishments for corporate executives convicted of wrongdoing.
Fox News, May 30, 2002. Mr. Wisenberg appeared on Fox News to discuss the legal issues surrounding the Chandra Levy case.