David Schertler is a partner at Schertler & Onorato, LLP, where he focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense. He represents clients in the Washington, D.C., area and nationwide in many high-profile cases.
Mr. Schertler frequently represents clients before various congressional committees and in investigations conducted by organizations such as the Department of Defense and the Securities and Exchange Commission. He also prides himself on providing aggressive and dynamic representation in civil and criminal cases in both state and federal courts.
A graduate of Amherst College and the University of Virginia School of Law, Mr. Schertler began his legal career by working for the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division. He later served as a federal criminal prosecutor for the District of Columbia, where he gained extensive trial and litigation experience. Mr. Schertler also spent time as chief of the homicide section of the Office of the U.S. Attorney in the District of Columbia before founding his current firm in 1996.
Recognized as one of the top white collar criminal lawyers in the country, Mr. Schertler has earned many honors and awards throughout his career. He has been named one of the top white collar attorneys in the publication "Best Lawyers in America*" and the "International Who's Who of Business Lawyers." Washingtonian Magazine has also named Mr. Schertler one of the top 30 lawyers in Washington, D.C. He is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, an invitation-only organization consisting of the top trial attorneys in the nation.
Enthusiastic about sharing his legal knowledge with his peers, Mr. Schertler regularly participates on panels at conferences and seminars, speaking on current topics related to white collar criminal defense.
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Last Updated: 10/4/2016