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Wilkinson Stekloff has one purpose: winning high-stakes trials.

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At the heart of every case is a compelling story. From the beginning of every case, we work to uncover that story so that we can convey it to the judge and jury in a clear, concise, and compelling way. Our results speak for themselves.
Together, we have successfully tried over 130 cases to juries and judges across the country, from Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, and San Francisco to New York, Washington, Philadelphia, and Boston—and many places in between.
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Wilkinson Stekloff Partner Moira Penza Named to Crain’s New York Business 40 Under 40 List

March 23, 2021

Washington, D.C. - Crain’s New York Business named Wilkinson Stekloff Partner Moira Penza to its annual 40 under 40 list, recognizing the most accomplished New York City-based professionals under age 40 across all sectors of the business world, including law, finance, real estate, technology, healthcare innovation, hospitality and the arts.   Announcing her selection to 2021’s 40 under 40 class, Crain’s called Moira “very much a legal star” and praised her ability to relate to juries and witnesses while also proving to be “a canny legal strategist” who can “go for the jugular when necessary.”  In an interview with Crain’s, Moira said one of the secrets to her success is that adversaries do not always expect her to “be as fierce” as she “definitely can be.”   “She has ingenuity, creativity and doggedness,” Founding Partner Beth Wilkinson said to Crain’s about Moira.  “She has great confidence, but she also has humility. Jurors can ...

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Wilkinson Stekloff Partner Moira Penza Named to City & State’s Law Power 100 List

March 16, 2021

Washington, D.C. - City & State named Wilkinson Stekloff Partner Moira Penza to its New York’s Law Power 100 list, which recognizes the most influential attorneys in the industry. This is Moira’s second recognition by City & State on the Power 100 list. City & State acknowledged Moira as “a rising star in New York’s legal world” and highlighted her lead roles in several high profile litigations including an $8 billion antitrust case against Allergan and Summer Zervos’s defamation case against Donald Trump.   “I am grateful to have been recognized by City & State for two consecutive years,” said Moira Penza. “I look forward to continuing my work on high-stakes civil and criminal trials alongside my colleagues at Wilkinson Stekloff.” Prior to joining Wilkinson Stekloff, Moira served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York where she successfully led numerous criminal prosecutions, including the groundbreaking ...

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Wilkinson Stekloff Associate Chanakya Sethi Recognized by National LGBT Bar Association, Named to Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40 List

March 9, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Wilkinson Stekloff associate Chanakya Sethi was named to the Best LBGTQ+ Lawyers Under 40 by the National LGBT Bar Association. Each year, the LGBT Bar recognizes LGBTQ+ lawyers, law professors, corporate counsel, and other legal professionals under the age of 40 who have distinguished themselves in their field and have demonstrated a profound commitment to LGBTQ+ equality. This year’s class of honorees will be recognized at the 2021 Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair, which will take place July 28 to 30 in Los Angeles. “I am honored to be included among this talented group of attorneys,” said Wilkinson Stekloff associate Chan Sethi. “And I am committed to continuing to work in pursuit of equality for the LGBT community.” Chan has counseled clients in a wide range of notable high-stakes matters, including the successful representation of a federal judge in mandamus proceedings before the en banc D.C. ...

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