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David Schertler Named Best Lawyers© “Lawyer of the Year” for Criminal Defense in the Washington, D.C. Area


AUGUST 2020

Schertler Onorato Mead & Sears founding partner David Schertler has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America as the 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” for criminal defense (general practice) in the Washington, D.C. area. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their expertise, professionalism, and integrity. In addition to the “Lawyer of the Year” award, Mr. Schertler was also listed in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in the area of white-collar criminal defense.

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