In its 2023 edition, The Legal 500 named the firm’s State Attorneys General Investigations practice as a “Firm to Watch,” reporting that “Williams & Connolly is noted for its expertise in handling high-profile investigations brought by state attorneys general alongside proceedings before federal agencies such as the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission.” The practice, chaired by partners Jennifer Wicht and Holly Conley, routinely handles investigations brought by state attorneys general. These matters have included single jurisdiction and multi-state investigations and involve virtually every aspect of government oversight that companies face today.
Jennifer Wicht is a leader in the firm’s practice representing corporations and individuals in government investigations and False Claims Act litigation, focusing in particular on the health care industry. Her clients include pharmaceutical manufacturers, pharmacy benefit managers, hospitals, specialty pharmacies, senior living facilities, and distributors of medical and surgical supplies.
Holly Conley is a litigator focusing on complex civil matters and has successfully represented clients before federal and state courts and in arbitration proceedings across the United States. A substantial portion of Holly’s practice has been in the health care industry, representing pharmaceutical manufacturers, pharmacy benefit managers, and pharmacies in a wide range of disputes involving both federal and state governments and private litigants.