Accomplished Criminal Defense & Business Litigation Attorneys Representing Clients in the Washington, D.C. Area

A law firm of dynamic trial counsel dedicated to fighting for your best interests

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 represent professionals and businesses facing legal challenges related to criminal law, business litigation, federal employment, pension benefits and a broad range of other issues. Our principals are AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry for professionalism and ethics, Fellows in the highly selective national trial lawyer honorary society, Litigation Counsel of America™, and have consistently made the Washington, DC Super Lawyers list.  Our dynamic team of attorneys offers skillful representation backed by our years of real-world experience and outstanding reputation in the legal community.  We are the firm that professionals and businesses turn to for the skillful guidance and assertive representation they need.

Exceptional legal guidance on a variety of issues

Our lawyers have experience across several areas of the law. We tenaciously advocate for our clients in legal matters involving:

  • Criminal law: Our attorneys are well versed in handling a wide range of criminal defense matters, from white-collar offenses to misdemeanors. Work with us if you’re facing accusations related to embezzlement, fraud, assault and battery, sexual offenses, and more. We are dedicated to fighting for your rights.
  • Business litigation: We assist businesses and organizations with tough legal challenges, including breach of contract, defense of personal injury claims, employment termination disputes, tortious interferences, breach of fiduciary duty, discrimination and other business torts.
  • Federal employee issues: Federal employees can face serious and even career-ending administrative actions for conduct that occurred in and out of the workplace. These issues can ruin your career, and it takes a dedicated attorney from our firm to help you protect your rights and best interests.
  • Advice & Counsel: We advise  business clients, including non-profits and government contractors, on a myriad of issues, such as risk management; contract drafting and review; negotiating agreements; and employment and benefits issues. We provide timely and useful advice that anticipates potential risks and helps our clients reach their bottom line.

Our team is passionate about helping you meet your legal goals, whether that means defending you against criminal charges and administrative actions, or giving you the tools and resources to effectively handle civil disputes and challenges.

Speak with a zealous attorney in Washington, D.C.

For the responsive guidance and service you need when facing a variety of legal challenges, turn to the skillful lawyers at Griffith & Wheat PLLC right away. From our office in Washington, D.C., we serve individuals and organizations throughout the region. To get started, call us at (202) 496-4963 or contact us online.