WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) May 17, 2016
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Seth B. Waxman has joined Dickinson Wright’ s Washington, D.C. office as a Member. He joins the firm from the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia.
“We are pleased and excited to welcome Seth to the firm’s rapidly growing white-collar team,” said Jacob Frenkel, Chair of the Government Investigations and SEC Enforcement practice. “Seth brings an outstanding reputation and superior skills as a trial lawyer, advocate and advisor, as well as the government experience that our clients value. Seth’s background in health care, gaming, FCPA, and government contracts expands the depth and breadth of our domestic and international practice.”
Mr. Waxman joins the firm’s government investigations and SEC enforcement practice, bringing 20 years of experience handling complex white collar criminal defense and civil litigation matters. He has significant experience in the areas of corporate fraud, including securities fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), government contracts, commercial bribery, Medicaid/Medicare fraud, international/domestic money laundering, bank secrecy, gaming, non-profit, and Ponzi schemes. He also had a broad range of experience conducting internal investigations prompted by whistleblowers, federal and state law enforcement, and various regulatory agencies.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Waxman served as a federal prosecutor in Washington, D.C., where he successfully tried over 60 jury trials, 30 bench trials, and argued 15 matters on appeal. He also worked previously for leading international law firms located in New York City and Washington, D.C. where he represented Fortune 500 companies, corporate executives, investment bankers, and other professionals before various federal and state agencies, including the United States Attorney’s Offices for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the United States Department of Justice.
Mr. Waxman received his B.S. from Florida State University and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.
About Dickinson Wright PLLC
Dickinson Wright PLLC is a general practice business law firm with more than 400 attorneys among more than 40 practice areas. Headquartered in Detroit and founded in 1878, the firm has fifteen offices, including six in Michigan (Detroit, Troy, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Saginaw) and eight other domestic offices in Columbus, Ohio; Lexington, Ky.; Nashville, Tenn. (2); Las Vegas, Nev.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Reno, Nev.; and Washington, D.C. The firm’s Canada office is located in Toronto.
The firm offers clients a distinctive combination of superb client service and exceptional quality. Dickinson Wright lawyers are known for delivering commercially-oriented advice on sophisticated transactions and have a remarkable record of wins in high-stakes litigation. Dickinson Wright lawyers are regularly cited by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and other leading independent law firm evaluating organizations.