Asset Recovery Americas
June 25 - 27 2024
The Dupont CircleWashington D.C.

Addy Schmitt
Managing Partner at Harris St. Laurent Wechsler (USA)


Addy Schmitt is the Managing Partner of the Firm’s D.C. office. Ms. Schmitt has been litigating complex criminal and civil cases for twenty years. She represents corporations, organizations and individuals in criminal investigations and prosecutions, regulatory and enforcement matters, commercial litigation, and internal investigations. Her experience ranges from defending clients against public corruption charges and False Claims Act violations to partnership disputes, employment discrimination and retaliation cases.

Ms. Schmitt’s expertise in white collar criminal prosecutions and investigations has been recognized by Chambers USA (Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (District of Columbia)), Legal 500 (Dispute Resolution: Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense), The Best Lawyers in America (Criminal Defense: White Collar), and Washingtonian Magazine (Washington’s Top Lawyers: Criminal Defense, White Collar). Ms. Schmitt is frequently invited to speak on criminal and civil litigation matters nationally and internationally and she routinely publishes on topics related to white collar crime.

Agenda Sessions

  • Unlikely cases and defendants – strategies to convey the client's case