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Brian Lichter

Associate, Latham & Watkins

Brian Lichter is an associate in the White Collar Defense & Investigations and Complex Commercial Litigation Practices in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Lichter’s practice focuses on defending clients in government investigations, conducting internal investigations, related civil and criminal litigation, and complex commercial disputes.

Mr. Lichter has extensive experience conducting internal investigations and representing companies and individuals in government-facing matters in a variety of subject areas. These matters have covered a variety of subject areas, including tax crimes, anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, campaign finance, insider trading and healthcare fraud.

Mr. Lichter also maintains an active commercial litigation practice and has practiced in matters involving healthcare, securities, and commercial and corporate disputes. He also maintains an active pro bono litigation practice.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Lichter served for three years as a federal prosecutor in the Public Integrity Section of the Criminal Division of the US Department of Justice, which he joined through the Attorney General’s Honors Program. Mr. Lichter also served as a Special Assistant US Attorney for the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. He has tried over 20 bench and jury trials and argued in numerous state and federal courts. Prior to his tenure as a federal prosecutor, Mr. Lichter clerked for the Honorable Diane S. Sykes of the US Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.

During law school, Mr. Lichter served as the special sections editor of the Northwestern University Law Review.


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Publications and Multimedia
Turner v. United States - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 5-17-17 featuring Brian Lichter
May 17, 2017