J. Sedwick Sollers

Wick Sollers

is Managing Partner of the Washington, D.C., office and former Chair of King & Spalding’s Special Matters & Governmental Investigations Practice Group. His practice over the last 10 years has focused substantially on pharmaceutical, health care, medical device and FDA investigations. Additional experience includes defending accounting fraud cases, grand jury practice, criminal environmental, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases, internal corporate investigations, representation before congressional committees, federal criminal trials and appeals, and general civil litigation, including qui tam cases.

After earning his undergraduate degree in economics from Princeton University in 1977, he received his law degree in 1982 from the University of Maryland where he was Order of the Coif and Articles editor of the Maryland Law Review. He then served as law clerk for the Honorable Norman P. Ramsey, United States District Court in Maryland. From 1985-88, Mr. Sollers was an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Maryland and from 1988-89, he was Special Counsel to the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Investigations.

Awards & Recognition

Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America, (since 2006); D.C. Superlawyers, LawDragon 500; Legal 500, for white-collar criminal defense; and The International Who’s Who of Business Crime Defense Lawyers 2012, 2013; as well as being named a LNG Life Science Superstar in 2012-2013.

Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, inducted 2002.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Government Investigations , 2) Antitrust , 3) Securities Enforcement and Regulation , 4) Financial Institutions: Government Investigations , 5) Crisis Management , 6) Energy Disputes and 7) Energy Governmental Investigations and Compliance
Law School J.D., with honors, University of Maryland
Education A.B., Princeton University
Bar Member / Association State bar of District of Columbia
Most recent firm King & Spalding LLP
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