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Brian L. Whisler

Brian L. Whisler

Baker McKenzie LLP

Washington, DC, USA

Brian Whisler is Chair of the DC Litigation and Government Enforcement Practice Group, as well as a member of the North American Government Enforcement Steering Committee.  He is a member of Baker & McKenzie’s Compliance and Investigations, Dispute Resolution and Global Pharmaceuticals Practice Groups, and serves on the North American Healthcare Steering Committee.  Prior to joining Baker & McKenzie, Mr. Whisler was an Assistant U.S. Attorney for 15 years, beginning in the Western District of North Carolina and followed by the Eastern District of Virginia, where he served as the Criminal Chief Assistant US Attorney, managing the criminal trial practice of the Richmond office which handled cases ranging from white collar crime, violent crime, public corruption and terrorism.  He has extensive investigative and trial experience and has taught as an adjunct member of the University of Richmond School of Law, and an instructor at the National Advocacy Center, University of South Carolina.


  • J.D., George Mason University School of Law (1989)
  • B.A., Grove City College (1985)

Bar Admissions:

  • Virginia (1989)
  • North Carolina (1994)

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