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 Schertler & Onorato has repeatedly been ranked a first-tier law firm in Washington for white-collar and non-white-collar criminal defense by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report.

For consecutive years, Washingtonian magazine has named Schertler & Onorato attorneys to its “Best Lawyers” list in the areas of white-collar and non-white-collar criminal defense.

05Nov

November 2019: “Best Law Firms” 2020 Edition Awards National and Metropolitan Rankings to S&O’s White-Collar Criminal Defense Practice

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The 2020 edition of “Best Law Firms” has awarded Schertler & Onorato’s white-collar criminal defense practice a top “Tier 1”... Read More →
30Aug

August 2019: SDNY Acquittals in Forex Price Fixing Prosecution Nominated for Most Important Court Case of the Year by Global Investigations Review

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Global Investigations Review (GIR) has announced its nominees for the Most Important Court Case of the Year.  The nominees include... Read More →
21Aug

August 2019: The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 Recognizes S&O Partners David Schertler, Danny Onorato, and Stuart Sears, and S&O Senior Counsel Robert Bennett

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Schertler & Onorato partners David Schertler, Danny Onorato, and Stuart Sears and S&O Senior Counsel Robert Bennett have been selected... Read More →
04Jun

June 2019: David Schertler to Chair the District of Columbia State Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers

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Schertler & Onorato founding partner David Schertler has been selected to serve as Chair of the District of Columbia State... Read More →
20May

May 2019: John Rowley to Speak on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement in São Paulo, Brazil

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On May 29, 2019, Schertler & Onorato Of Counsel John Rowley will be a featured speaker in São Paulo, Brazil... Read More →
08May

April 2019: David Schertler, Danny Onorato, and John Rowley Receive Chambers USA 2019 Rankings For White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations Practice

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Chambers USA 2019 has ranked Schertler & Onorato attorneys David Schertler, Danny Onorato, and John Rowley as leading practitioners in... Read More →
26Oct

October 2018: S&O Trial Team Led by David Schertler Wins Acquittal in Southern District of New York Foreign Exchange Price-Fixing Prosecution

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After a two-week trial and less than a half day of deliberations, a jury in the United States District Court for the... Read More →
10Sep

September 2018: White-Collar Criminal Defense and False Claims Act Litigator John P. Rowley III Joins S&O as Of Counsel

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Schertler & Onorato is pleased to announce that John P. Rowley III, white-collar criminal defense and false claims act litigator,... Read More →
31Aug

August 2018: S&O Obtains Dismissal of SDNY Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Former VimpelCom CEO

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On August 30, 2018, Judge Andrew L. Carter, Jr., of the United States District Court for the Southern District of... Read More →
15Aug

August 2018: The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 Recognizes S&O Partners David Schertler, Danny Onorato, and Stuart Sears, and S&O Senior Counsel Robert Bennett

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Schertler & Onorato partners David Schertler, Danny Onorato, and Stuart Sears and S&O Senior Counsel Robert Bennett have been selected... Read More →
19Jun

June 2018: White-Collar Litigators Robert S. Bennett and Hilary Holt LoCicero Join S&O as Senior Counsel and Partner

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Schertler & Onorato is pleased to announce that on June 1, 2018, seasoned white-collar litigators Robert S. Bennett and Hilary Holt LoCicero joined the... Read More →
05Feb

February 2018: David Schertler and Lisa Manning Obtain Jury Acquittal in Involuntary Manslaughter Prosecution

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After a seven-week trial, a D.C. Superior Court jury acquitted Schertler & Onorato client Clifton Montgomery and a co-defendant, Charles... Read More →
01Nov

November 2017: Norwegian Economic Crimes Investigation of S&O Client is Dropped Without Charges

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The Norwegian economic crimes unit, Okokrim, announced that it has dropped its two-year investigation of Schertler & Onorato client Jo... Read More →
01Nov

November 2017: S&O Receives Top “Tier 1” Ranking in 2018 “Best Law Firms” For Its White Collar and General Criminal Defense Practices

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The 2018 “Best Law Firms” list has awarded Schertler & Onorato a top “Tier 1” ranking in Washington, D.C., for... Read More →
13Sep

September 2017: David Dickieson Obtains Dismissal of Appeal Under the Federal Arbitration Act

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A federal district court in Maryland adopted the legal argument of Schertler & Onorato partner David Dickieson and dismissed the... Read More →
23Aug

August 2017: Best Lawyers in America© 2018 Recognizes S&O Partners David Schertler, Danny Onorato, and Stuart Sears

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Schertler & Onorato partners David Schertler, Danny Onorato, and Stuart Sears have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition... Read More →
12Jul

July 2017: Department of Justice Closes Investigation of S&O Client Without Charges in Ohio Police Shooting

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On July 11, 2017, the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern... Read More →
30May

May 2017: S&O Receives Chambers USA 2017 Ranking for White Collar Crime and Government Investigations Practice

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Chambers USA 2017 has ranked Schertler & Onorato as a leading law firm in Washington, D.C., in the area of... Read More →
25May

May 2017: S&O’s Exonerated Client Makes Headlines With Graduate School Performance Piece, “The Jumpsuit Project”

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In 2015, Schertler & Onorato successfully litigated a Motion for New Trial and obtained an “actual innocence” finding in the District... Read More →
30Dec

December 2016: S&O Expands Its Civil Litigation and Administrative Law Practices

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Schertler & Onorato is pleased to announce the addition of attorneys Shermineh C. Jones and Joseph A. Gonzalez, both experienced civil litigators who... Read More →
08Nov

November 2016: S&O Receives “Tier 1” Ranking in “Best Law Firms” List For Its Criminal Defense Practices

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The 2017 “Best Law Firms” list has awarded Schertler & Onorato a top “Tier 1” ranking in Washington, D.C., for... Read More →
08Nov

October 2016: David Dickieson Prevails Before the IRS on Statute-of-Limitations Bar to Tax Assessment

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Schertler & Onorato partner David Dickieson, who formerly served as a senior trial attorney in the Department of Justice Tax... Read More →
08Nov

October 2016: David Dickieson Obtains Dismissal in NFL Players Association Arbitration

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Schertler & Onorato partner David Dickieson represented prominent National Football League agent Drew Rosenhaus and defeated a claim brought against him... Read More →
20Sep

September 2016: Danny Onorato Is Inducted Into the American College of Trial Lawyers

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Schertler & Onorato partner Danny Onorato has been inducted as a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers... Read More →
15Aug

August 2016: Best Lawyers in America© Recognizes S&O Partners David Schertler, Danny Onorato, and Stuart Sears

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Schertler & Onorato partners David Schertler, Danny Onorato, and Stuart Sears have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition... Read More →
05Aug

July 2016: S&O Secures $4.3 Million Settlement in Unjust Imprisonment Case

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Schertler & Onorato partners David Schertler, Danny Onorato, and Bob Spagnoletti successfully settled a civil lawsuit filed on behalf of a District of Columbia... Read More →
17Jun

June 2016: S&O Announces Relocation to the Historic Evening Star Building

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Effective June 27, 2016, Schertler & Onorato will relocate to the 11th floor of the historic Evening Star Building, located at... Read More →
06Jun

May 2016: David Schertler and Danny Onorato Receive Prestigious Chambers USA Rankings

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Chambers USA 2016 includes Schertler & Onorato founding partners David Schertler and Danny Onorato in its prestigious list of ranked attorneys in Washington, D.C.,... Read More →
02Jun

May 2016: David Dickieson Obtains Substantial Reduction of IRS Penalties for S&O Client

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David Dickieson’s representation of a tax return preparation business owner resulted in a substantial reduction of IRS penalties that had been assessed... Read More →
02Jun

April 2016: Four S&O Attorneys Are Recognized as 2016 Super Lawyers

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The 2016 Super Lawyers list of outstanding attorneys in the Washington, D.C. area includes four Schertler & Onorato attorneys:  David... Read More →
02Jun

April 2016: David Schertler Is Ranked in Top 100 DC Super Lawyers for 2016

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The annual Super Lawyers list of outstanding attorneys in the Washington, D.C., area has named David Schertler to its elite list of... Read More →
03Mar

SPOTLIGHT ON SCHERTLER & ONORATO’S FCPA PRACTICE

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Over the past decade, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have aggressively pursued and... Read More →
17Dec

December 2015: Danny Onorato Is Recognized by the National Law Journal in White Collar Criminal law

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The National Law Journal has named Danny Onorato to its 2015 list of 50 Trailblazers nationwide in the area of... Read More →
10Dec

December 2015: S&O Obtains “Actual Innocence” Finding in D.C. Superior Court

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Lisa Schertler, Danny Onorato, and Lisa Manning obtained an “actual innocence” finding in the Superior Court of the District of... Read More →
24Nov

November 2015: S&O Attorneys Are Named to the Washingtonian List of Top Area Criminal Defense Attorneys

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Washingtonian magazine names four Schertler & Onorato attorneys to its 2015 list of top attorneys in the Washington, D.C. area. ... Read More →
24Nov

November 2015: S&O Receives Elite Ranking in Best Law Firms for its Criminal Defense Practices

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The 2016 “Best Law Firms” list has awarded Schertler & Onorato a top “Tier 1” ranking in Washington, D.C., for its... Read More →
05May

May 2015: Five S&O Attorneys Are Recognized as 2015 Super Lawyers

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Five attorneys from Schertler & Onorato have been recognized in the 2015 Super Lawyers list of outstanding attorneys in the... Read More →
21Apr

November 2014: S&O Is Awarded Attorney’s Fees in Civil Litigation

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David Dickieson won an award of attorney’s fees after defeating all claims in a civil lawsuit brought against the firm’s... Read More →
21Apr

September 2014: S&O Resolves High-Profile Assault Charges Against Chris Brown

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Danny Onorato and Stuart Sears resolve criminal assault charges filed against recording artist Chris Brown. Mr. Brown received a sentence... Read More →
21Apr

July 2014: False Claims Act Whistleblower Lawsuit Originally Brought by S&O’s Client Settles

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A lawsuit originally brought by Schertler & Onorato’s client under the whistleblower provisions of the False Claims Act has resulted... Read More →
21Apr

April 2014: David Dickieson Obtains Arbitration Award for High Profile Sports Agent

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David Dickieson obtained an arbitration award in excess of $500,000 for a high–profile sports agent. The agent was seeking payment... Read More →

 

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