Wick Sollers chairs our firmwide Government Matters practice. He specializes in high-profile investigations and litigation, defending companies and individuals in pharmaceutical, medical device, healthcare, and cross-border matters in particular.
Recognized by Chambers USA for his reputation as a “first-class” and “really terrific” defense lawyer who has an “incredible touch with clients,” Wick has represented President George H.W. Bush in two Independent Counsel investigations and coach Joe Paterno and his estate in litigation against the NCAA, as well as multiple companies, CEOs, CFOs and other top executives under investigation by federal and state law enforcement agencies.
A Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Wick has tried and argued cases in federal courts across the country, including the U.S. Supreme Court.
Wick has conducted numerous internal investigations and counseled clients on a variety of disclosure and governance issues. He represents pharmaceutical clients and healthcare providers in investigations conducted by multiple state attorneys general. He also counsels clients on preventive measures to avoid litigation and government investigations, and has worked with numerous companies to create and refine compliance programs.
In addition, Wick’s experience includes accounting fraud defense, grand jury practice, criminal environmental matters, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and money laundering cases, internal corporate investigations, representation before congressional committees, federal criminal trials and appeals, and general civil litigation, including qui tam cases.
Before entering private practice, Wick served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland, and later as Special Counsel to the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Investigations.
- J.D., University of Maryland
- A.B., Princeton University
- District of Columbia
- Supreme Court of the United States
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
- U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
- U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
- American Bar Association
- American College of Trial Lawyers, 2002
- The District of Columbia Bar
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