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Wick Sollers

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Wick Sollers is Managing Partner of the Washington, D.C., office and former Chair of King & Spalding’s Special Matters & Governmental Investigations Practice Group. His experience includes defending accounting fraud cases, grand jury practice, criminal environmental, health care and FDA matters, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases, internal corporate investigations, representation before congressional committees, federal criminal trials and appeals, and general civil litigation, including qui tam cases.


Criminal Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association, Co-chair of the D.C. Subcommittee D.C. Bar Foundation, Advisory Board Member New Leaders for New Schools, Advisory Board Member Living Classrooms, Advisory Board Member St. Paul’s School for Boys in Baltimore, Board of Trustees Member.


J.D., with honors, University of Maryland A.B., Princeton University.

United States: Dispute resolution

Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Within: Leading individuals: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense: advice to individuals

Wick Sollers - King & Spalding LLP

Within: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

In May 2018, in a major development, King & Spalding LLP welcomed former US acting attorney general Sally Yates to its Atlanta office. Yates is among a number of new recruits, which also includes former associate director for enforcement at the SEC Aaron Lipson, who joined in Atlanta in January 2019, and former senior vice president and deputy enforcement chief at FINRA Russell Ryan, who joined in Washington DC in September 2018. The 'hard-charging' team, led by Washington DC's Wick Sollers, is best known for handling multi-jurisdictional matters, including relating to potential violations of economic sanctions, the FCPA, the FCA, securities law and healthcare regulation. Key matters for Sollers included the successful representation, alongside Mark Jensen, of Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals in an investigation, led by a consortium of state attorneys general representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia, into alleged off-label promotion of four products, and violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute; the case was settled for $13.5m. Chicago's Zachary Fardon represents Equifax in an investigation initiated by 48 state attorneys general into a major cybersecurity incident. Individual clients include an array of high-profile politicians and C-suite executives; as an example, the firm represented Michael Babich, the former president and CEO of Insys Therapeutics, in criminal case regarding the sale of opioids. Other key practitioners include Jason Jones and John Richter in Washington DC.

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