Firm Profile > Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP > New York, United States

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

Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

New York litigation boutique Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP attracts domestic and international clients for white-collar defense work, and civil and regulatory disputes. Perhaps best known for its representation of individuals, the firm also advises corporate entities caught up in agency investigations. Daniel Gitner handles a broad range of financial crime issues and also advises on cases of professional misconduct, workplace discrimination and other criminal matters; Jillian Berman is recommended for regulatory matters, internal investigations and commercial litigation; Gabrielle Friedman, a fluent German speaker, is experienced in civil and regulatory issues, often with an international dimension; and Helen Gredd is well-versed in enforcement proceedings, having handled cases brought by a broad range of regulatory authorities, including the SEC, CFTC and FINRA. Co-founding partners John Siffert and Frank Wohl are also recommended.

Other key lawyers:

Daniel Gitner; Jillian Berman; Helen Gredd; Frank Wohl; John Siffert; Gabrielle Friedman


‘Excellent lawyers doing high-quality work’.

‘Easy to work with and very responsive’.            

‘Imaginative and thoughtful’ 

‘Care deeply about their clients and work very hard’.

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.


Department Name Email Telephone
Jillian B. Berman +1.212.930.1235
Matthew G. Coogan +1.212.930.1203
Gabrielle S. Friedman +1.212.930.1247
Daniel M. Gitner +1.212.930.1245
Helen Gredd +1.212.930.1221
Daniel E. Reynolds +1.212.930.1223
John S. Siffert +1.212.930.1229
Charles T. Spada +1.212.930.1236
John "Rusty" Wing +1.212.930.1233
Frank H. Wohl +1.212.930.1232
Photo Name Position Profile
Ms Jillian Berman photo Ms Jillian Berman Jillian defends individuals and companies in white collar criminal matters, regulatory investigations…
Mr Matthew Coogan  photo Mr Matthew Coogan Matt represents entities and individuals in a broad range of business and…
Ms Gabrielle Friedman  photo Ms Gabrielle Friedman Gabi represents U.S. and international clients in matters ranging from cross-border criminal…
Mr Daniel Gitner photo Mr Daniel Gitner A former senior federal prosecutor, Dan Gitner has built a formidable white…
Ms Helen Gredd photo Ms Helen Gredd Helen has a proven track record of successfully defending executives and financial…
Mr Daniel Reynolds  photo Mr Daniel Reynolds Individuals and organizations turn to Dan for representation in commercial, regulatory, and…
Mr John Siffert photo Mr John Siffert John is a founding partner of LSW, where he has built a…
Mr Charles Spada  photo Mr Charles Spada Charlie represents individuals and organizations in complex business and financial litigation, regulatory…
Mr John Rusty Wing  photo Mr John Rusty Wing Rusty is a nationally recognized criminal defense lawyer in the areas of…
Mr Frank Wohl photo Mr Frank Wohl A founding partner of Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP, Frank is a…
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