Frank H. Wohl

Frank H. Wohl

Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP

Recognized since 2003

New York, New York

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

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Called “the best in class” by Chambers USA, Frank is a litigator who represents individuals and entities in complex civil litigation, regulatory enforcement, and white collar criminal matters. His clients include a wide range of for-profit and nonprofit entities, including financial institutions, public and private corporations, law firms, universities, and hospitals. Frank has also represented a broad spectrum of individuals, from business executives to financial market participants, lawyers, accountants, art dealers, and other professionals.

A founding partner of LSW, Frank has appeared as prosecutor or defense counsel in numerous criminal trials and appeals and as plaintiff or defense counsel in civil cases. In many of these matters, he has helped clients avoid public charges and court proceedings. In others, he has acted as counsel in trials, arbitrations, and appeals. Frank has also acted as an arbitrator in commercial arbitrations and as independent counsel to boards of directors and board committees of both for-profit and nonprofit entities. Frank’s participation in the legal community stretches back decades, including chairing numerous New York City Bar Association programs on ethical and strategic issues in corporate investigations. Additionally, he has served as a panelist at American Law Institute-American Bar Association and American Conference Institute programs and as a faculty member for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy’s (NITA) trial practice and civil discovery programs.

Contact & Links
  • 1185 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY 10036
  • University of Chicago, J.D., graduated 1966
  • Dartmouth College, B.A., graduated 1963
Bar Admissions
  • New York, New York
  • American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
  • Federal Bar Council - President (2010-2012)
  • New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board - Chair (1998-2002)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York - Member, Attorney Panel, Grievance Committee
  • New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department - Member, Departmental Disciplinary Committee (2011-2016)
  • New York City Bar Association - Member, Professional Discipline Committee (2009-2010); Member, Professional and Judicial Ethics Committee (2006-2008)
  • New York Council of Defense Lawyers - Director (1998-2000)
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, SDNY

Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP
Headquarters: New York, New York

6 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

4 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Chambers USA

    • “Senior Statesperson,” Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations – New York
  • New York Council of Defense Lawyers

    • Norman S. Ostrow Award for outstanding contribution to the defense of liberty and the preservation of individual rights (2018)
  • Federal Bar Council

    • Whitney North Seymour Award for outstanding public service by a private practitioner (2014)
  • American College of Trial Lawyers

    • Access to Justice Award for outstanding commitment to ensuring access to justice to parties in need (2000)

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