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.
- Cleveland State University (J.D. summa cum laude 2017; Recipient, Faculty Award for Highest Academic Grade Average, Class of 2017; Publications Editor, Cleveland State Law Review); The University of Akron (B.A. in English summa cum laude 2014)
- Ohio and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
- Legal Intern, U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Ohio (Summer 2015)
- Judicial Externship with the Honorable Dan A. Polster, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio (Spring 2016)