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Lloyd Liu

Lloyd Liu is a partner with the firm. His practice is focused on white-collar criminal defense, government investigations, and complex civil litigation. He regularly represents individuals and companies facing potential civil, criminal, and regulatory issues. He also has advised clients involved in congressional investigations and inquiries.

His civil practice focuses on representing companies and individuals in contractual, business, and other disputes before both state and federal courts and before various government agencies.

He serves on the board of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of the Greater Washington, D.C. Area, and he is a member of the William B. Bryant Inn of Court.  He also has been listed as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers for white collar criminal defense. 

Some of his experience includes acting as counsel to:

  • A Swiss national against charges involving offshore banking and tax evasion.

  • A company in a grand jury investigation of possible ITAR and EAR violations.

  • Several witnesses in U.S. v. Menendez, et al., No. 2:15-CR-155 (D.N.J.).

  • A company alleged by Sprint Nextel Corporation to have engaged in a bulk handset trafficking scheme, reached a favorable settlement following a successful summary judgment defense.

  • An official in connection with the IRS Tea Party targeting investigation.  

  • The former head of Internal Affairs for Customs and Border Patrol in connection with congressional inquiries over his concerns about the Border Patrol’s excessive use of force.

  • Telecommunications companies in a dispute over ownership and control.

  • A company before the Federal Trade Commission relating to a data breach.

  • A defense contractor in a lawsuit regarding allegations of injuries suffered by the plaintiff in Iraq. Obtained complete dismissal of the case based on lack of jurisdiction and forum non conveniens.

  • A Colombian paramilitary leader indicted for drug trafficking.

  • Fortune 500 companies in both civil and criminal matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Lloyd clerked for the Honorable Judith Bartnoff of the District of Columbia Superior Court.

Lloyd received his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center and his B.A. from Boston College. He is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the District of Columbia, the State of New York, and in the federal courts in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia.