Practice Areas

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Complex Commercial Litigation

WMH represents major companies in complex civil cases. We are experienced trial lawyers with specialized knowledge in the media and entertainment field, antitrust litigation, fraud and other financial cases, and real estate litigation. With many of our lawyers having served as federal or local prosecutors, we know our way around both the courtroom and the […]

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Corporate Monitorships

We built our firm with laser focus on government enforcement and internal investigations. Our collective expertise equips us with a balanced and thorough understanding of how to conduct an effective fact-finding inquiry in any environment or industry. Ten of our firm’s senior lawyers have served as prosecutors or enforcement attorneys at the Department of Justice […]

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Employment Litigation

Our employment law practice touches on the full range of employment matters, including high-profile and complex litigation. We have played a critical role in our clients’ most significant cases – from those touching on the #MeToo movement to wrongful termination. One of our employment law attorneys is one of the only former federal prosecutors practicing […]

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Good Government & Civil Rights Litigation

On behalf of a wide range of clients – including elected officials, community and preservation groups, and classes of underprivileged individuals – we have taken the government to task for misconduct. Our successes have been possible because of thorough research and preparation, extensive evidence gathering, spirited in-court advocacy, and proactive public relations approaches outside the courtroom. […]

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Securities & Regulatory Enforcement

With unprecedented resources, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and other marketplace watchdogs have vigorously pursued actions against financial services and investment firms and their owners, managers, and employees. These federal agencies often use the home-court advantage of administrative proceedings to seek various tough […]

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Trusts & Estates

Estate and gift tax laws are complex and ever-changing. Family relationships can also be complicated. WMH assists families and individuals in planning for the future by minimizing tax burdens in the transfer of wealth to family members or charities while remaining sensitive to the family and personal issues that may arise. Our legal counsel includes: […]

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White Collar Defense & Investigations

Our success is based on a time-tested approach: seek peace but prepare for war. Because our partners are gifted trial attorneys with established reputations, prosecutors take seriously our assessments of evidentiary weaknesses and the threat of us taking a case to trial. However, we are also known as respectful advocates, who “keep the fight in […]

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