Solomon L. Wisenberg is co-chair of the firm’s white collar practice. He has more than two decades of experience as lead counsel in complex federal white collar crime investigations and jury trials. His practice is exclusively devoted to representing individuals and businesses: 1) exposed to federal white collar criminal, regulatory and civil inquiries; 2) engaged in or threatened with federal civil parallel proceedings; 3) charged with federal business-related crimes; or 4) awaiting federal sentencing.
Mr. Wisenberg’s government career included serving as Deputy Independent Counsel, the number two position in the Whitewater/Lewinsky Investigation, and he was selected by Judge Kenneth Starr to conduct grand jury questioning of President Bill Clinton.
Since entering private practice in 1999, Mr. Wisenberg has represented clients under investigation for public corruption (Hobbs Act), bribery, fraud (securities, bank, mail, tax, health care, FDA), Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, false statements to government officials, arms export control act violations, theft of federal property, and insider trading. He has also conducted internal investigations and insurance coverage fraud inquiries for corporations and nonprofits.
- University of Texas School of Law, JD (1980)
- Washington University in St. Louis, AB, History (1976)
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
- Law Clerk, The Honorable Tom G. Davis, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
- Law Clerk, The Honorable J. Daniel Mahoney, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
- Represented a corporate executive targeted by the U.S. Department of Justice in a wide ranging international FCPA investigation. The government declined prosecution
- Represented a Florida insurance executive after indictment on federal wire and insurance fraud charges in the Northern District of Florida. Government dismissed all charges two weeks before trial
- Represented an auto industry corporate vice president indicted for securities fraud in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. After two years of discovery and motions work, the government dismissed all charges
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Board of Directors (2009-2012)
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers White Collar Crime Committee (2009-2016)
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Discovery Reform Committee (2009-2016)
- College of the State Bar of Texas (2011-2016)
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