Law Offices of Justin Thornton
Justin Thornton
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One Thomas Circle, NW    Suite 1100    Washington, DC  20005


U.S. Capitol

Justin Thornton of Washington, DC engages in a broad-ranging white collar criminal defense practice which is national in scope. His clientele includes individuals and corporations, both foreign and domestic, who require his expertise in avoiding or defending against allegations of criminal fraud. An experienced negotiator and skilled trial lawyer, Mr. Thornton often works closely with other attorneys and accountants whose clients require his white collar expertise in such serious matters as tax fraud, business crimes, congressional inquiries, and related financial crimes and investigations. Prior to entering private practice in 1987, he served for a decade as a federal prosecutor and received top honors from the Department of Justice Tax Division and the IRS for his successful prosecution of tax crimes throughout the United States. Mr. Thornton has been consistently rated “AV” in Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory since 1994, and he maintains an Avvo rating of 10 (superb). In addition, he is ranked as one of Washington, DC’s top lawyers by Washingtonian Magazine, as a Washington, DC Super Lawyer, and as one of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of white collar criminal defense.

Areas of Practice

  • White Collar Crime with emphasis on Tax Fraud and Business Crimes

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