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Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10110
United States

Dispute resolution > Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP is a highly regarded litigation boutique with a strong track record in advising corporates and individuals on civil and regulatory disputes, and white-collar criminal defense matters. It acts for witnesses, targets and victims of criminal investigations, giving the practice a 360- degree perspective to cases. Key practitioner Gabrielle Friedman has considerable experience in cross-border matters, with a focus on corporate and securities fraud, accounting fraud, criminal antitrust law and FCPA matters. Jillian Berman has broad experience in enforcement proceedings, internal investigations and commercial litigation, while Helen Gredd is well versed in investigations brought by the DOJ, SEC and CFTC, among others. Michael Gerber joined from the US Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York in September 2021. Daniel Gitner left in October 2021 to become the chief of the Criminal Division of the US Attorney’s Office. All attorneys are based in New York.

Other key lawyers:

Jillian Berman; Helen Gredd; Frank Wohl; John Siffert; Gabrielle Friedman; Michael Gerber


‘Lankler Siffert & Wohl is a highly respected litigation boutique that is known for its excellent work representing individuals.’

‘Helen Gredd is one of the smartest people in town, and she is an excellent lawyer.’

‘Jillian Berman is a passionate criminal defense attorney, who works extremely hard and cares deeply about her clients.’

‘John Siffert and Frank Wohl have built LS&W into a litigation powerhouse, and they continue to do the excellent work they’ve always done in the white-collar criminal defense arena.’

Lankler Siffert & Wohl (LSW) has leveraged its extraordinary reputation and longstanding record of excellence to build a powerhouse white collar litigation boutique in New York City.  Smart, deliberate, highly ethical, and devoted to clients, we are routinely involved in some of the most  high-stakes commercial, regulatory, and white collar disputes in the US and around the globe.

Our clients come to us from the U.S. and abroad to solve their most delicate and complex legal problems—from nuanced negotiations to full-on legal battles. Among colleagues, LSW is regarded as “the lawyers’ lawyers,” both for our dedication to the craft of law and for our history of successfully representing other lawyers. Judges recommend their clerks for associate positions at the firm, knowing we will provide unrivaled mentoring and hands-on experience.

The firm boasts a cadre of exceptional lawyers. Five of our nine partners are former U.S. federal prosecutors, and every associate is a former judicial law clerk. With over 100 trials on the firm’s resume,  LSW has earned its reputation for excellence in state and federal courts.  LSW is known for its creative approach to problem solving, impeccable work product, and strategic exercise of the lawyer’s craft both inside and outside the courtroom.


Jillian B.
Matthew G.
Gabrielle S.
Daniel E.
John S.
Charles T.
John "Rusty"
Frank H.
Jillian Berman photoMs Jillian BermanJillian defends individuals and companies in white collar criminal matters, regulatory investigations…
Matthew Coogan photoMr Matthew CooganMatt represents entities and individuals in a broad range of business and…
Gabrielle Friedman photoMs Gabrielle FriedmanGabi represents U.S. and international clients in matters ranging from cross-border criminal…
Michael Gerber photoMr Michael GerberMichael’s practice focuses on complex criminal, commercial, and regulatory enforcement matters. A…
Helen Gredd photoMs Helen GreddHelen has a proven track record of successfully defending executives and financial…
Daniel Reynolds photoMr Daniel ReynoldsIndividuals and organizations turn to Dan for representation in commercial, regulatory, and…
John Siffert photoMr John SiffertJohn is a founding partner of LSW, where he has built a…
Charles Spada photoMr Charles SpadaCharlie represents individuals and organizations in complex business and financial litigation, regulatory…
John Rusty Wing photoMr John Rusty WingRusty is a nationally recognized criminal defense lawyer in the areas of…
Frank Wohl photoMr Frank WohlA founding partner of Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP, Frank is a…
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