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Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck & Untereiner LLP

About Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck & Untereiner LLP

Robbins Russell is a litigation boutique that concentrates on civil and criminal trial litigation, Supreme Court and appellate litigation, government investigations and enforcement proceedings, and antitrust counseling and litigation. The firm's clients include numerous Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, hedge funds, defense contractors, technology companies, major accounting firms and individual business executives and government officials. 

The Fantastic Five

In 2001, four partners from Mayer Brown and a lawyer from the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division decided to launch their own firm with one focus on mind: litigation. The rest is history. Today, Robbins Russell is home to more than three dozen lawyers, all of whom practice litigation. The firm’s lawyers have tried more than 175 jury trials to verdict, and its partners have argued before SCOTUS more than 45 times. 

A+ in Appellate

Litigation is the name of the game at Robbins Russell, but its practice breadth is wide. Among the areas the firm focuses on are antitrust, appellate, bankruptcy, debtor-creditor, false claims act, government contracts, IP, internal investigations, professional malpractice, securities and shareholder litigation, and white collar.

Robbins Russell is also known for its prowess in appellate litigation, including before the Supreme Court. Since its founding, the firm’s lawyers have walked away with 14 wins before SCOTUS, two losses, and one split decision. The firm doesn’t solely focus on the Supreme Court, also making frequent appearances before federal courts of appeals and state appellate courts. The firm’s appellate experience runs the gamut from bankruptcy and securities to false claims and IP to administrative law, civil rights, and criminal appeals, among many others.

Reeling in Recognitions

It may be a young firm, but Robbins Russell has gotten its share of accolades. The firm ranks among the top 20 in Vault’s Best Litigation Boutique Law Firms. It has also been recognized by the likes of BTI Consulting Group, Benchmark Litigation, Law360, and The American Lawyer. And its lawyers have been noticed by such publications as Chambers, Legal 500, and Super Lawyers and honored as Fellows in the American College of Trial Lawyers.

COVID-19 Update

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Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck & Untereiner LLP

2000 K Street NW
4th Floor
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: (202) 775-4500

Firm Stats

Managing Partners: Gary A. Orseck and Jennifer S. Windom
Hiring Partners: Jennifer Windom & Philip Sechler
Total No. Attorneys (2021):
1 - 50
No. of Partners Named 2020:

Base Salary

2nd year: $190,000
3rd year: $200,000
4th year: $220,000
5th year: $255,000
6th year: $280,000
7th year: $305,000
8th year: $325,000
9th year: $345,000

Employment Contact

Beth L. Fowler, CLM
Firm Administrator

No. of U.S. Offices: 1

No. of International Offices: 0

Major Office Locations

Washington, DC

Major Departments

Antitrust Competition Litigation
Complex Commercial Litigation
Debtor-Creditor & Bankruptcy Litigation
False Claims Act Litigation
Government Contracts
Intellectual Property Litigation
Internal Investigations & Due Diligence
Professional Malpractice & Licensure Defense
Securities & Shareholder Litigation
Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation
White Collar Defense & Government investigations
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.