Recognized in U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Law Firms in Washington, D.C., Griffith & Wheat combines extensive litigation and trial experience to skillfully represent individuals and businesses in complex civil and criminal matters.

Our practice areas include:

White-collar and General Crimes Defense 

Business Litigation and Tort Defense Litigation

Federal Employee representation

Employee Benefits

Business Counseling


About the firm:

Our principals have high-stakes trial experience and a proven track record of obtaining victories at trial in local and federal courts throughout the country. Our attorneys are Fellows in the highly selective national trial lawyer honorary society, Litigation Counsel of America™, and are listed in Washington, DC Super Lawyers (recieved by less than 5% of all licensed attorneys in Washington, DC). They have also received the highest possible rating in Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent and Martindale-Hubbell® Client Review Rated AV Preeminent.

Our attorneys routinely appear before:

  • District of Columbia Superior Court and United States District Court for the District of Columbia;
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virgina and states courts in Northern Virginia;
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland and state courts in Maryland; and
  • Arbitrations, mediations and other proceeding; and
  • Administrative agencies throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area.





Office Location:

1050 17th Street, N.W., Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 496-4963