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Shanlon Wu - Washington, District of Columbia

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  • Licensed for 2010
  • White Collar Crime, Education Law
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Shan’s professional and personal background gives him a unique understanding of academic institutions and the criminal justice system. A former federal prosecutor in Washington, D.C., he is at home in D.C. Courts and very familiar with all of the Washington, D.C. law enforcement agencies, especially the Metropolitan Police Department. His parents were university professors so he grew up in a university environment. He understands the mindset of academic institutions. As a prosecutor, he supervised in the misdemeanor crime section. This is the section of the Washington, D.C. prosecutor’s office that handles most college student cases. His understanding of charging decisions and how judges view these cases is invaluable to his student clients and their families. Shan served as a federal prosecutor in the United States Lawyer’s Office for the District of Columbia for over ten years. During his tenure there, now Lawyer General Eric H. Holder, Jr. appointed him to supervisory positions in the Misdemeanor Trial Section and also in a police corruption task force. His outstanding legal work in the government was recognized through numerous Special Achievement Awards from the Justice Department as well as awards conveyed by law enforcement agencies and community groups. From 1999-2000, Shan served as Counsel to Lawyer General Janet Reno, advising her on criminal and civil investigations, E-Gov, E-Commerce (electronic signatures, internet gambling, internet telephony, privacy & public access issues in electronic court filings), congressional oversight, and legislative review. His responsibilities included serving as liaison to the FBI, DEA, Criminal Division, Executive Office of United States Lawyers, National Institute of Justice, and White House Counsel’s Office.

  Legal Issues
  • White Collar Crime
  • Education Law
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Mandarin: Spoken, Written
  Accepted Jurisdictions
D.C. Circuit Jurdictions
D.C. Circuit
Federal Circuit Jurdictions
Federal Circuit
  • Partner
    Wu, Grohovsky & Whipple
  • Partner
    Wheat Wu PLLC
  • Assistant United States Lawyer
    U.S. Department of Justice
Georgetown University Law Center
Graduation year: 1984
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