Wiley Rein LLP


Wiley Rein attorneys and consultants, experts in their fields, regularly are quoted in the media on a wide range of topics from aviation to white collar criminal defense.  On the public stage, they serve as panelists, moderators and keynote speakers at industry events, symposiums, seminars and workshops.  If you are a reporter looking for a source, either for attribution or on background, or if you are interested in having one of our attorneys or consultants speak at your event on any of the topics listed below, please contact Patricia O'Connell, Communications Manager, at 202.719.4532 or poconnell@wileyrein.com.




Rand L. Allen

"...at the top of his field" - Chambers USA

"Visionary" - Legal Times

  • Government Contracts
  • Procurement Fraud and False Claims Act Investigations
  • Bid Protests, Disputes and Commercial Litigation
Jan Witold Baran

"...an expert on campaign finance and lobbying" - The Washington Post

"...a top Washington election law attorney" - Politico

  • FEC and State Regulation of Campaign Finance
  • Government Ethics, Conflict of Interest and Revolving Door Rules
  • Judicial Codes of Conduct
  • Lobbying Disclosure and Regulation
  • Supreme Court Campaign Finance Cases
Timothy C. Brightbill

"Leading Lawyer" - Euromoney Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading International Trade Lawyers

  • International Trade Litigation
  • International Trade Policy
  • Antidumping and Countervailing Duty
  • Climate Change
Megan L. Brown

Counsel to the Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice (2007-2008). Served Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, Attorney General Michael Mukasey and Acting Attorney General Peter Keisler.

Appeared as commentator for Bloomberg Legal and CNN and Fox News radio affiliates.

  • Appellate Law
  • Communications Litigation
  • Environmental Law
Thomas W. Brunner

"Just first rate, a strategic and careful thinker with a broad understanding of all things insurance" - Chambers USA

  • International Insurance Issues
  • Microfinance
John D. Cole

A former insurance company executive with more than 20 years in the industry

  • Insurance Arbitration
  • Reinsurance
James N. Czaban

"Top Lawyer" - Washingtonian

  • FDA Regulatory
  • Hatch-Waxman
  • Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical Industry Counsel
Nova J. Daly

Experienced CFIUS professional and former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Investment Security & Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury

  • CFIUS (Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States)
  • Cybersecurity & Network Security
Laura A. Foggan

One of "10 Most Admired Insurance Attorneys" - Law360

One of Washington DC's "Top 50 Lawyers" - Super Lawyers

  • Insurance Coverage Disputes
David A. Gross

"...one of our country's foremost experts on international telecommunications" - National Review

  • Internet Freedom
  • Internet Governance
  • International Telecommunications
  • ITU (International Telecommunications Union)
Bruce G. Joseph

"Leading Intellectual Property Lawyers" - Legal Times

One of "Washington's Top Lawyers" - Washingtonian

"...a leading advocate for corporate copyright users" - Legal Times

  • Copyright Litigation
  • Copyright Policy
  • DRM (Digital Rights Management) and Content Protection Technology
  • Music and Sound Recording Licensing
Andrew G. McBride

Heads an "elite cadre of appellate lawyers" - Legal Times

  • Cable and Satellite
  • Internet Law
  • Privacy
  • Telecommunications
Kirk J. Nahra

"...nationally recognized privacy expert" - Computerworld"

"An expert on HIPAA and other healthcare-related areas governed by privacy laws" - Chambers 2010


  • Privacy
  • Information Security
Daniel B. Pickard

Advises clients in matters involving trade remedy investigations (including antidumping, countervailing duty and safeguard cases), U.S. economic sanctions, export controls, antiboycott measures, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).

Adjunct Professor, International Trade Law and Regulation, George Mason University School of Law (2008-Present).

  • Trade Remedies
  • Export Controls
  • FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act)
  • National Security
  • U.S. Economic Sanctions
Alan H. Price

Clients note his ability to "see the big picture, how to make it work and how to get the job done." - Chambers USA

  • Antidumping and Countervailing Duty
  • International Trade Litigation
Bert W. Rein

"...leading food and drug lawyer" - Legal Times

  • FDA Regulatory
  • Administrative Law
R. Michael Senkowski

"An encyclopedia on telecom law" and "unbeatable if you're looking for guidance on an FCC issue" - Legal 500

  • Communications Regulatory Issues
  • FCC and Public Policy Issues
  • Telecommunications
Jim Slattery

A former six-term U.S. Congressman and member of the House Energy and Commerce, Budget, and Financial Services Committees

Praised for his "clear, forward-looking thinking" - Kansas City Star

  • Health Care and the Legislative Process
  • Public Policy
Robert A. Smith

"Who's Who of Business Lawyers in the Franchise category" - Who's Who Legal

  • Franchising
  • Licensing
Daniel J. Standish

His "...reputation as one of the key people in the industry has been sealed" - Chambers USA

  • Professional Liability Insurance
Michael E. Toner

Former Chairman of the Federal Election Commission.

Appeared as guest commentator on Fox News Channel, ABC News, CBS Evening news, Bloomberg News, Fox Business Network, C-SPAN and National Public Radio.

  • FEC and State Regulation of Campaign Finance
  • Lobbying Disclosure and Regulation
  • Office of Congressional Ethics matters and congressional investigations
Nancy J. Victory

"...stands out as a 'rising star'"- Legal 500

  • Communications Regulatory Issues
  • Telecommunications
James H. Wallace, Jr.

"Washington's go-to patent guy" - Washingtonian

  • Patent Litigation
David B. Weinberg

An "environmental guru" - Bisnow

  • Climate Change
  • Environmental Law
  • Product Stewardship
David E. Weslow

He "advises on cutting-edge issues in connection with IP and technology ... has represented parties on both sides of record-setting domain name transactions and disputes." - Law360

A former software and web developer, he is heavily involved "in the growing field [of] top-level domain names, which will let owners throw away the .com moniker and introduce their own name after the period." - Bisnow

  • Domain Names
  • Internet Law
  • New Media Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks
Richard E. Wiley

"...the undisputed dean of the communications bar." - Washingtonian

The "FCC's Sixth Commissioner" - The Los Angeles Times

"Telecommunications' Ubiquitous Man of Influence" - The New York Times

  • Communications Regulatory Issues
  • Content Regulation
  • Digital Television
  • Media Ownership
Amy E. Worlton

Focuses on a broad range of economic sanctions, privacy, security, telecommunications, new media and e-commerce issues.

  • Economic Sanctions Issues
  • Team Telecom
  • International and U.S. Domestic Privacy Issues
  • CALEA and ECPA
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Patricia O'Connell
Communications Manager
1776 K Street NW