In Washington, D.C., we are known for our regulatory, transaction, litigation and intellectual property work for Fortune 500, financial institutions, institutional investors, entrepreneurs and technology-based companies. Our litigation lawyers represent clients in complex commercial litigation and agency proceedings involving antitrust, financial services, privacy and data security, intellectual property, trade secrets, energy, and securities, including complex civil and white-collar criminal matters, money laundering, qui tam, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, environmental and RICO. Our Appellate and Supreme Court practice, based in D.C., was featured in the National Law Journal’s Appellate Hot List in 2009.
Our antitrust and competition practice encompasses counseling, merger clearance and litigation, and includes trial and agency teams representing clients in international criminal and civil investigations in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Our premier financial services practice provides comprehensive experience in virtually all matters affecting financial institutions, including bank regulatory matters, consumer and retail financial services, bank retailer joint ventures, regulatory capital matters, and data privacy and security. Our energy lawyers represent clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and other energy regulators in matters related to traditional and renewable energy sources. Our transactional lawyers represent clients in international project developments and cross-border corporate transactions in the United States and emerging markets, particularly in the energy, financial services and information technology sectors. We have a recognized specialty practice in political risk insurance matters. Our debt trading practice serves commercial banks, investment banks, asset managers, broker-dealers, hedge funds and other entities in lending and loan trading transactions, including workouts. Our communications practice provides regulatory advice to clients including mobile satellite systems, cellular telephone services, competitive access providers and others in the telecommunications industry, as well as media companies.