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


JUNE 2024

In its newly released 2024 guide, Chambers USA ranked five Schertler Onorato Mead & Sears attorneys as leaders in the District of Columbia white-collar criminal defense and government investigations field. David Schertler received a prestigious Band 1 ranking with commentary that he “is a phenomenal lawyer” and “a particularly great trial lawyer” and “is widely acclaimed for his work defendiyutututng individuals in high-stakes criminal trials and complex investigations.” Danny Onorato received a Band 2 ranking with commentary that he has “fantastic judgment” and “is a great trial lawyer.” Mark MacDougall and Robert Trout received Band 3 rankings. Chambers commended Mr. MacDougall “for his expertise in acting in high-stakes criminal trials.” As to Mr. Trout, the commentary noted simply that “Robert Trout is a legend.” Amy Conway-Hatcher received a Band 4 ranking and was recognized for her “broad practice, encompassing both corporate defense and individual representation, in criminal and civil investigations and enforcement proceedings.” SOMS is gratified that its lawyers have received these prestigious recognitions from Chambers and Partners, often referred to as “the gold standard” in law firm and attorney rankings based on the reach and depth of its research process. The 2024 rankings are available here: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, District of Columbia, USA | Chambers Rankings.

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
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  • MARCH 2024
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  • JANUARY 2024
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