“I am not going to answer your trick questions, Mr. Wisenberg.”

President Bill Clinton

Accomplished White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer

I am Solomon L. Wisenberg, an attorney with extensive lead counsel experience in complex white collar criminal investigations and jury trials. I am a co-chair of the white collar group at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, a major full-service law firm. My nationwide practice is primarily devoted to representing individuals and businesses exposed to federal criminal inquiries or charged with federal crimes. In my distinguished government career, I served as Deputy Independent Counsel, the number two position, in the Whitewater/Lewinsky investigation, and I 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
  • Selected by Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr to question President Clinton before the federal grand jury
  • More than two 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
  • Highest Rating “AV” through Martindale-Hubbell 2003-2021*
  • DC Super Lawyers [Criminal Defense: White Collar Crime], 2012-2021
  • Ranked in Chambers USA 2016-2021
  • Highest Rating “10: Superb” by Avvo 2009-2021
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers 2003-2021
  • Guest Lecturer, FBI Academy-Quantico, Virginia
  • 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, feel free to contact me, white collar criminal defense attorney Solomon L. Wisenberg. I lead the white collar criminal defense team in the Washington, D.C., offices of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP.

You may reach me by phone at 202-689-2922 during normal business hours or at 202-257-7846 if an urgent matter arises during the evening or weekend.

*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.