ABOUT US

Schertler Onorato Mead & Sears is a boutique litigation firm in Washington, D.C. For more than 20 years, the firm has specialized in white-collar criminal defense, enforcement matters, and civil and criminal trial and appellate litigation. We are skilled and tenacious advocates for our clients at all stages of government investigations. We also are seasoned trial lawyers with a demonstrated record of success in the courtroom. We have the experience and judgment to navigate our clients to the best possible result.

Best Law Firms® Ranks Schertler Onorato Mead & Sears a Tier 1 firm in Washington for white-collar and non-white-collar criminal defense as well as commercial and bet-the-company litigation.

Chambers USA ranks Schertler Onorato Mead & Sears a Band 3 firm in the District of Columbia for its white-collar criminal defense and government investigations practice.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

The attorneys of Schertler Onorato Mead & Sears bring litigation experience, negotiation skills, and seasoned legal judgment to a diverse range of practice areas. We handle civil, criminal, and administrative matters of all sizes and varieties, ranging from small local representations to far-ranging investigations of national or international scope. On every matter we undertake, we assemble an experienced team who can execute the representation professionally, effectively, and efficiently.

Recent News

JUNE 2024

David Schertler, Danny Onorato, Mark MacDougall, Robert Trout, and Amy Conway-Hatcher Receive Chambers USA 2024 Rankings

JUNE 2024

SOMS’s White-Collar Criminal Defense and Government Investigations Practice Receives a Band 3 Ranking in the Chambers USA 2024 Guide

MAY 2024

Chris Mead and Noah Cherry Secure Dismissal With Prejudice Under the Speedy Trial Act for Client Pending Retrial in the District of Maryland

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