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J Sedwick Sollers III

J Sedwick Sollers III

King & Spalding LLP1700 Pennsylvania Avenue NWSuite 200WashingtonUSA20006-4706

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WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Sedwick Sollers draws praise for his “dedicated work ethic” and top-tier handling of investigations in which he defends individuals and companies; he is highlighted for his expertise in the pharma industry in particular. 

Biography

Wick Sollers is managing partner of King & Spalding's Washington, DC office and chair of the firmwide special matters and government investigations practice. He specialises in defending companies and individuals in high-profile pharmaceutical, medical device, healthcare, fraud and cross-border investigations and litigation. Recognised by Chambers USA for his reputation as a "first-class" and "really terrific" defence lawyer with an "incredible touch with clients", Wick has represented multiple companies, CEOs, CFOs and other top executives under investigation by federal and state law enforcement agencies. His clients have included President George H W Bush and coach Joe Paterno. A fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Wick tries and argues cases in federal courts across the US, including the US Supreme Court.

Wick represents pharmaceutical clients and healthcare providers in investigations conducted by multiple state attorneys general. He also conducts numerous internal investigations and counsels clients on a variety of disclosure and governance issues. In addition, Wick helps companies create and refine their compliance programmes as well as implement other preventive measures to avoid litigation and government investigations.

Wick's experience includes accounting fraud defence, grand jury practice, criminal environmental matters, FCPA and money laundering cases, internal corporate investigations, representation before congressional committees, federal criminal trials and appeals, and general civil litigation, including qui tam cases.

Before entering private practice, Wick served as an Assistant US Attorney for the District of Maryland, and later as special counsel to the US Senate Special Committee on investigations.

Chambers USALMG Life ScienceBenchmark LitigationSuper Lawyers, The Legal 500Best Lawyers and LawDragon have praised Wick for excellence in white-collar criminal defence.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Sedwick Sollers is standout name in the market and is often engaged in challenging white-collar crime cases. 

Biography

Wick Sollers is managing partner of King & Spalding's Washington, DC office and chair of the firmwide special matters and government investigations practice. He specialises in defending companies and individuals in high-profile pharmaceutical, medical device, healthcare, fraud and cross-border investigations and litigation. Recognised by Chambers USA for his reputation as a "first-class" and "really terrific" defence lawyer with an "incredible touch with clients", Wick has represented multiple companies, CEOs, CFOs and other top executives under investigation by federal and state law enforcement agencies. His clients have included President George H W Bush and coach Joe Paterno. A fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Wick tries and argues cases in federal courts across the US, including the US Supreme Court.

Wick represents pharmaceutical clients and healthcare providers in investigations conducted by multiple state attorneys general. He also conducts numerous internal investigations and counsels clients on a variety of disclosure and governance issues. In addition, Wick helps companies create and refine their compliance programmes as well as implement other preventive measures to avoid litigation and government investigations.

Wick's experience includes accounting fraud defence, grand jury practice, criminal environmental matters, FCPA and money laundering cases, internal corporate investigations, representation before congressional committees, federal criminal trials and appeals, and general civil litigation, including qui tam cases.

Before entering private practice, Wick served as an Assistant US Attorney for the District of Maryland, and later as special counsel to the US Senate Special Committee on investigations.

Chambers USALMG Life ScienceBenchmark LitigationSuper Lawyers, The Legal 500Best Lawyers and LawDragon have praised Wick for excellence in white-collar criminal defence.

WWL Ranking: Recommended
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