Firm News

June 2014
Domestic assault charges dismissed after presentation of the prosecution's case in District of Columbia Superior Court.  The case was tried by Marlon Griffith.

April 2014
Judith Wheat and Marlon Griffith selected as 2014 Washington D.C. Super Lawyer for Criminal Defense

Judith Wheat and Marlon Griffith receives top AV Peer Review Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbbell®

Ferbruary 2014
Martha Jo Wagner will be a speaker on a panel entitled, "What's Next After Windsor?" at the Midwinter Meeting of the Employee Benefits Commiteee of the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment in New Orleans.

December 2013
Pediatrician sentenced to 18 months for possession of Child Pornography in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.  Client was facing 57-71 months of incarceration.  The matter was handled by Marlon Griffith.

August 2013
Martha Jo Wagner named to Best Lawyers in America 2014 for ERISA law and litigation.

June 2013
Client acquitted of greater charge of  First-degree murder in Fairfax County Circuit Court avoiding a possible life sentence.  The case was tried by Judith Wheat and Marlon Griffith. 

July 2013
Judith Wheat presenter at Lorman Audio Conference Seminar on "Guidelines for Using GPS Tracking in Criminal Investigations."

May 2013
Martha Jo Wagner selected as Pennsylvania Top Lawyer, 2013

College student found not guilty of assault in DC Superior Court.

April 2013
Judith Wheat and Marlon Griffith selected as 2013 Washington D.C. Super Lawyer for Criminal Defense

Judith Wheat and Marlon Griffith receives top AV Peer Review Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbbell®

February 2013
Nationally recognized Employee Benefits attorney, Matha Jo Wagner, joins Griffth & Wheat as Of Counsel

July 2012
Client found not guilty of DUI charges in DC Superior Court.

April 2012
Judith Wheat and Marlon Griffith selected as 2012 Washington D.C. Super Lawyer List.

Marlon Griffith recognized in the American Lawyer magazine as a Top Rated AV Lawyer for Employment Law

December 2011

Marlon Griffith recognized as one of the region's top business litigation attorneys in the December issue of Washington, D.C.'s SmartCEO Magazine ... Read more.

November 2011

Clients, judges and bar colleagues give Marlon Griffith a Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell® ... Read more.

September 2011
Judith Wheat and Marlon Griffith selected as Fellows of The LITIGATION COUNSEL OF AMERICA ... Read more.

June 2011
D.C. jury acquits lobbyist of DUI . . . Read more.

May 2011
D.C. jury awards client $120K in breach of contract claim . . . Read more.

Marlon Griffith presents to Human Resource Professionals on how to avoid claims of wrongful discharge. . . Read more.

Marlon Griffith serves on faculty at the Defenders Academy Trial Skills program presented by the Office of the Bronx Defenders . . . Read more.

March 2011
Judith Wheat selected as 2011 Washington D.C. Super Lawyer.


As one of Washington’s premiere criminal defense and business litigation boutiques, the law firm of Griffith & Wheat is:

PROVEN track record of delivering significant results inside and outside the courtroom for individuals and businesses throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia;

TRUSTED  by businesses, individuals, plan sponsors, and plan fiduciaries to provide knowledgeable counseling and tailor-made legal representation that meets each client's personal and business objectives; and

RESPECTED both locally and nationally by peers, judges, and clients for its effectiveness, professionalism, and ethical practices.

"Thank you for your skillful and professional handling of my case and I am most impressed with your mastery of the courtroom" Former company Vice-President

Office Location:

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