Pleasant S. Brodnax, III

Pleasant S. Brodnax, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Washington, DC

Attorney at Law
 | 1701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-462-1100
Fax: 202-204-5165
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (60%),
  • Criminal Defense (40%)
Attorney Profile

Pleasant Brodnax has over 30 years' experience in the courtroom. His practice is concentrated primarily on white collar criminal defense. He began his legal career at the Office of the Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Virginia, where he served for two years in the Tax and Transportation Division. After working at the U.S. Commerce Department, where he brought civil actions against compnies for violations of U.S. export laws, he started a specialized federal criminal practice in 1991.

Mr. Brodnax is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and he has served on the College's State Committee for the District of Columbia.

He previously served for eight years, including one year as Chair of the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board and six years, including one year as vice chair, on the Attorney Grievance Committee of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.  He currently serves as a member of the Virginia State Bar Standing Committee on Lawyer Discipline, 

He is listed in Super Lawyers and Washingtonian Magazine’s Top Lawyers.

Mr. Brodnax is a member of the bars of the District of Columbia and Virginia, and he is admitted to practice before a number of federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the Fourth Circuit, the District of Columbia, the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia and the District of Maryland.

Mr. Brodnax earned his B.S. from Hampton University and his J.D. from the William & Mary.

About Pleasant Brodnax, III

Admitted: 1988, Washington D.C.

Professional Webpage:


  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Standing Committee on Lawyer Discipline, Virginia State Bar Member, DC State Committee, American College of Trial Lawyers, 2018
Office Location for Pleasant S. Brodnax, III

1701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20006

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Last Updated: 12/12/2018

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