The Washington, D.C. office brings together prominent lawyers with decades of experience, including many with previous distinguished service in the executive and legislative branches of the U.S. government. Our multidisciplinary team is a well-established part of the Washington legal, business, and government communities.
AN INNOVATIVE LEGAL TEAM
We serve our clients as business advisors, helping them overcome critical challenges and take advantage of timely opportunities—from bet-the-company litigation and investigations to first-of-their-kind cross-border deals.
Band 1 for Labor and Employment LawChambers USA
An "Elite" Firm for FCPA MattersWashington D.C.'s FCPA Bar, Global Investigations Review
Washington, D.C. White Collar Litigation Department of the Year AwardNational Law Journal
Served as lead U.S. counsel to Airbus in a worldwide (26 countries) investigation conducted jointly by the U.S. DOJ, French PNF, and the UK SFO into alleged corruption in the sale of commercial aircraft and other matters. This matter resulted in a history-making US$4 billion resolution with U.S., French and UK regulators, the largest simultaneous global (and also the largest simultaneous FCPA) resolution in history.
Protected the intellectual property of a wide range of life sciences and technology clients in more than 500 post-grant proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Represented Canadian private equity firm Novacap TMT in its acquisition of Horizon Telcom, a U.S. fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider.
Advised Braskem on the conclusion of its December 2016 FCPA settlement with the U.S. DOJ and the U.S. SEC. The US$957M joint U.S. DOJ, U.S. SEC, Swiss, and Brazilian resolutions amounted to the third largest case in FCPA history at the time.
The firm’s sophisticatedTelecommunications and Mediapractice advises clients ranging from start-ups to some of the largest media and telecoms companies in the world.
Our dedicatedData Centerpractice advises leading companies in this space on all facets of data center transactions in numerous jurisdictions globally.
The firm is home to one of the world’s premierEnergypractices, with a global footprint that enables us to work across borders and practices to help our clients achieve success.
Our office is home to members of the firm’sGlobal Banking and Payment Systemspractice, guiding both established leaders and innovative newcomers through today’s evolving financial landscape.
OurSustainability and Climate Changeteam offers clients a strategic and comprehensive approach to these pressing issues.
Our experienced litigators represent leading corporations and individuals in a wide array ofInvestigations and White Collarmatters, helping to swiftly, effectively, and discreetly resolve highly sensitive matters.
The lawyers in ourIntellectual Propertypractice deliver outstanding results in critical disputes in the life sciences and technology sectors.
OurAnticorruption and FCPApractice is recognized as one of the best in the U.S. for providing sophisticated compliance advice and guiding clients through sensitive investigations.
The firm’s top-rankedEmployment Lawpractice helps companies implement effective workplace strategies, minimize the risk of litigation, and defend their interests when disputes arise.
OurAntitrust and Competitionpractice represents many of the world’s leading business and financial enterprises.