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David Schertler, Danny Onorato, and SOM&S Receive Chambers USA 2020 Rankings for White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations Practice


APRIL 2020

Chambers USA 2020 has ranked Schertler Onorato Mead & Sears partners David Schertler and Danny Onorato as leading practitioners in the District of Columbia in the area of Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations.  The commentary to Mr. Schertler’s “Band 1” ranking notes that he is an “incredibly talented” attorney who is “widely acclaimed for his work defending individuals in high-stakes criminal trials and complex investigations,” and that he was identified by market sources as “one of the top trial lawyers in the criminal defense sphere.”  The commentary to Mr. Onorato’s “Band 3” ranking commends him as an “excellent lawyer who is really good at resolving thorny problems.”

In addition, Chambers USA 2020 ranked Schertler Onorato Mead & Sears a “Band 4” firm in the District of Columbia for its white-collar criminal defense and government investigations practice.  Chambers lauded the firm as a “[r]enowned 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” and as being “highly thought of for its trial capabilities.”  Peer commentators described the “[r]espected group” of attorneys at SOM&S as “consistently outstanding” and noted that the firm’s “individual lawyers are great and clients are always extremely pleased with their work.”  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.

All quotes are from Chambers USA 2020.

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