Brian M. Heberlig

Brian M. Heberlig, a partner in Steptoe’s Washington office, heads the firm’s White-Collar Criminal Defense practice group, which was named The National Law Journal's Washington Litigation Department of the Year in White-Collar Crime in 2014. He defends individuals and corporations in all phases of federal criminal investigations and prosecutions with an emphasis on trial work.

Mr. Heberlig is recognized as a leading lawyer in white-collar criminal defense by Chambers USA, Washingtonian magazine, and Super Lawyers. He was also deemed one of Washington, DC's top 40 lawyers under 40 by The National Law Journal in 2009.

White-Collar Criminal Defense
Mr. Heberlig represents clients in federal courts in pre-trial, trial, sentencing, and appellate proceedings. He has defended corporate executives, public officials, and other individuals and entities in matters involving allegations of public corruption, securities and accounting fraud, campaign finance violations, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations, antitrust conspiracies, health care fraud, tax evasion, obstruction of justice, environmental crimes, and export violations.

Mr. Heberlig has also conducted internal investigations on behalf of corporate clients to examine allegations of criminal conduct and handled parallel civil proceedings arising out of criminal investigations, including multi-district securities fraud litigation, Congressional investigations, Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement proceedings, and Federal Election Commission matters.

Mr. Heberlig currently serves as the Chair of the DC Regional Subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s White-Collar Crime Committee.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Crisis Management, 2) Government & Internal Investigations, 3) White-Collar Criminal Defense, 4) FCPA/Anti-Corruption, 5) Securities Litigation & Enforcement, 6) Congressional Oversight & Investigations, 7) Litigation and 8) Antitrust & Competition
Law School Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.,1996)
Education Dartmouth College (B.A., 1993)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia, Maryland State Bar Association
Most recent firm Steptoe & Johnson
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