May 2018: S&O and its Founding Partners Receive Prestigious Chambers USA 2018 Rankings
Chambers USA 2018 has ranked Schertler & Onorato as a leading law firm in Washington, D.C., in the practice area of Litigation: White Collar Crime and Government Investigations. The commentary to the firm’s “Band 4” ranking describes S&O as a “renowned Washington litigation boutique focused on providing top-level representation to clients in white-collar criminal defense cases, as well as during internal and government investigations.” The commentary further notes that S&O’s white-collar team is a “respected group that includes a number of former federal prosecutors, highly thought of for its trial capabilities.” In addition, Chambers USA 2018 has ranked S&O founding partners David Schertler and Danny Onorato as leading D.C. practitioners in the white-collar defense field. Mr. Schertler is listed in the elite group of “Band 1” white-collar defense attorneys and is described as “fantastic” and a “skilled trial lawyer” who is “highly regarded for his representation of individuals in investigations and trials” concerning a range of criminal matters, including allegations of bribery, fraud, and money laundering. Mr. Onorato’s “Band 3” ranking notes that he is an “impressive trial attorney” who is “highly regarded for his white-collar criminal defense practice, regularly acting on behalf of executives in high-profile cases.” Chambers USA law firm rankings are based on the qualities of firm attorneys as well as the strength and depth of the firm’s practice area as a whole.