One Thing. Federal White Collar Defense.

Top Rated White Collar Criminal Defense Attorney in Washington D.C.

Solomon L. Wisenberg is a federal criminal defense attorney with extensive lead counsel experience in complex white collar criminal investigations and jury trials. He is co-chair of the white collar group at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, a major full-service law firm. Mr. Wisenberg’s nationwide practice is devoted to representing individuals and businesses exposed to federal criminal inquiries or charged with federal crimes. Prior to becoming a white-collar defense lawyer, Mr. Wisenberg served as a federal fraud prosecutor. He was Chief of the Financial Institution Fraud Unit in one of the largest U.S. Attorney’s Offices in the country. Mr. Wisenberg was later appointed as Deputy Independent Counsel, the number two position in the Whitewater/Lewinsky investigation, and was selected by Judge Kenneth Starr to conduct grand jury questioning of President Bill Clinton.

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Experience And Credentials

  • Extensive first chair jury trial experience in complex white collar crime cases

  • Repeated success helping clients avoid federal indictment

  • Obtained dismissal of 11 Federal Felony Indictments and Informations brought by DOJ against his clients

  • Selected by Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr to question President Clinton before the federal grand jury

  • 23 years experience as a white collar criminal defense attorney

  • More than three decades running and defending white collar investigations

  • Former Instructor, Department of Justice Trial Advocacy Institute

  • Personally directed 75-100 white collar investigations as Assistant United States Attorney and Chief of the Financial Institution Fraud Unit in the U.S. Attorney’s Office

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America: “Criminal Defense-White Collar” [2021-2024]

  • Chambers USA Ranked for “D.C. – White Collar Crime & Government Investigations” [2016-2023]

  • Highest Rating “AV” in Martindale-Hubbell [2003-2023*]

  • DC Super Lawyers: “Criminal Defense: White Collar Crime,” [2012-2023]

  • Legal 500 United States, “Dispute Resolution: Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense” [2023]

  • Highest Rating “10: Superb” by Avvo [2009-2023]

  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers [2003-2023]

Speaking Engagements

  • “From Watergate to Whitewater and Beyond: An Inside Look at Presidential Investigations,” Panelist (October 4, 2018); “Nixon, Clinton & Trump: Federal White Collar Practice in High Profile Political Cases,” (May 15, 2018); “NACDL White Collar Crime Defense College,” Stetson University College of Law (2014); NACDL’s Ninth Annual “Defending the White Collar Case” Seminar (Washington, DC) (2013); FBI Academy-Quantico, Virginia (2001)
  • Noted writer, lecturer and television commentator on white collar crime issues
  • Author of the book White Collar Crime: Securities Fraud (3rd Ed., 2016), published by Thomson Reuters – one of the world’s leading legal publishers
  • Board of Directors, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers [2009-2012]
  • White Collar Crime Committee, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers [2009-Present]
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation [2009-Present]
  • Former Deputy Independent Counsel in Whitewater/Lewinsky Investigation

Get An Elite White Collar Attorney On Your Side

If you are under investigation or have been accused or convicted of a federal crime, call white collar criminal defense attorney Solomon L. Wisenberg. He leads the white collar criminal defense team in the Washington, D.C., offices of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.

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