The arrival of Mark Schamel at Venable on January 3, 2023, was covered by Law360, The Washington Post, Bloomberg Law, Attorney at Law, and CityBiz. Mr. Schamel joins Venable as a partner in the Washington, DC and New York offices. He represents individuals and corporations in white-collar criminal defense, and congressional and other government investigations.
Mr. Schamel has tried high-profile criminal cases in state and federal courts across the country. He also regularly handles matters involving Congress, inspectors general, and state attorneys general, as well as federal agencies, such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and the Department for Justice (DOJ).
Commenting on his move to Venable, Mr. Schamel said, "I am thrilled to join Venable's outstanding investigations and white collar team. My clients and I will benefit greatly from the firm's national platform, full roster of services, and the exceptional team already in place. Venable is a firm with a well-deserved, hard-earned reputation as a group of true trial lawyers who are admired by those who try cases. I am humbled to be given the opportunity to join this team."