Brittany N.Wilhelm


Cleveland + 1.216.586.7063

Brittany Wilhelm represents clients in investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission. She has experience defending individuals and corporations in government and criminal investigations involving allegations of insider trading, fraud, corruption, and other wrongdoing. In addition, Brittany has experience conducting internal investigations into allegations of misconduct and counseling clients on compliance with anticorruption laws, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Brittany also represents corporate clients in complex litigation matters in state and federal courts. She has assisted clients in matters involving shareholder derivative lawsuits, business torts, and contract disputes, among other issues. Brittany has experience in various aspects of pretrial and trial preparation procedures, including legal research, discovery, motion practice, and depositions.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Brittany served as a legal intern in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Ohio and a judicial extern in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. She is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and actively gives back to the community through pro bono and volunteer work.


  • Financial services company responds to DOJ investigation into its Paycheck Protection Program loan practicesJones Day is representing a financial services company in DOJ investigations related to its administration of Paycheck Protection Program ("PPP") loans.
  • KeyBank obtains dismissal of class action involving agent fees related to PPP loansJones Day successfully represented KeyBank in obtaining dismissal of a putative class action seeking payment of agent fees associated with Paycheck Protection Program ("PPP") loans.
  • Weltman wins complete defense verdict in litigation brought by Consumer Financial Protection BureauJones Day client Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA ("Weltman") secured a complete defense verdict in litigation brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB").