Seth B. Waxman

Seth B. Waxman

Dickinson Wright PLLC

Recognized since 2019

Washington, District of Columbia

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

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Seth Waxman is a former federal prosecutor and nationally recognized white collar criminal defense with more than two decades of experience handling high profile sensitive criminal and civil matters. Seth handles a wide array of challenging cases, ranging from the Flint water criminal investigation to complex internal investigations for Fortune 500 companies. Seth is a seasoned trial lawyer, having been lead counsel in more than sixty jury trials, thirty bench trials, and fifteen matters on appeal. His criminal law practice covers a wide range of financial crimes and public corruption matters, including health care fraud, bank fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), environmental crimes, whistleblower matters, securities fraud, cybersecurity matters, Ponzi schemes, gaming matters, and other cases involving charges of wire/mail fraud, bribery, money laundering, conspiracy, racketeering and related charges. Seth also leads complex internal investigations for companies, educational institutions, tax-exempt associations, and other business ventures. Prior to joining Dickinson Wright, Seth worked for 13 years in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia where he led hundreds of public corruption, fraud and violent crime investigations. Seth is highly sought after for his expert legal analysis. He regularly appears on major news networks, including CNN, MSNBC, FOX, Bloomberg, CNBC, NPR, PBS, and CSPAN, and also offers his expert analysis in leading print publications.


  • International Square, Suite 900
    1825 Eye Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20006

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Special Focus

  • COVID-19

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