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Practice Areas:

White Collar and other Criminal Defense

When clients are facing criminal investigations or prosecutions, attorneys at Whipple Azzarello bring a wealth of defense and prosecutorial experience to bear. Widely respected by Judges and Prosecutors alike for their tenacity and dedication to their clients, our attorneys have both the substantive knowledge and extensive experience to achieve the best possible outcome in and out of the courtroom.

Corporate Internal and Regulatory Investigations

For company principals, boards of directors, or in-house corporate counsel, we are eminently qualified to assist with a vast array of issues stemming from corporate governance and regulatory standards. The firm is poised to offer key insights and assistance in navigating the complexities surrounding corporate governance and regulatory investigations. These include but are not limited to: financial disclosure, accounting inquiries, contract administration, and internal audits and controls. John Azzarello’s prior experience as Deputy Counsel to the 9/11 Commission makes this firm uniquely qualified to conduct such investigations.

Subpoena Compliance

When corporations and individuals are served with subpoenas that involve a large volume of documentary evidence, often in electronic format, Whipple Azzarello, LLC brings our extensive experience to support those clients. We are well equipped to help our clients comply with subpoena requests, no matter the scope. While a small firm, we utilize cost-effective, cutting edge technological solutions to bring document management projects of any size well within our control.

Complex Civil Disputes - Defense of Employment Related Claims

Whipple Azzarello, LLC has comprehensive experience in handling high exposure civil liability cases on behalf of corporations, municipalities and their employees. We pride ourselves on our ability to achieve a delicate balance between appropriate speed of resolution and acceptable terms or concessions for our clients involved in complex civil litigation. Because of our litigation and trial skills, we are able to aggressively conduct discovery, litigate dispositive motions, and are always prepared for trial. Some lawyers call themselves litigatiors - we are trial lawyers. With an equal focus on strategy and cost-efficiency, we provide tailored, personal service to all of our clients. We provide exceptional professional advocacy skills with personal attention to our clients needs.

Trials and Appeals

Bringing the experience of our founders, a former Federal Public Defender (Whipple) and a former Assistant United States Attorney (Azzarello), as well as the experience of our attorneys, our firm has a formidable reputation for trial readiness, a demonstrated expertise in the courtroom, and a combined experience in excess of 60 years in criminal and civil trials and appeals in both state and federal courts. We have a reputation for developing innovative strategies in complex cases.