Firm Profile

Bancroft PLLC litigates high-stakes cases and solves complex problems.  The Firm focuses on Supreme Court and appellate litigation and strategic counseling involving matters from corporate governance to public affairs.  Every partner has argued successfully before the Supreme Court and worked in all three branches of the federal government.  Our clients include some of the nation’s largest companies, corporate boards and their members, trade associations, universities, individuals, and more than half of the States.  We believe in putting our clients’ interests first and solving problems, whether the solution lies in litigation, negotiated agreement, or elsewhere.

Our practice areas include appellate and Supreme Court litigation, complex trial court litigation, civil and criminal government investigations, corporate transactions and governance, executive clemency, and national security compliance.  We have handled high-stakes matters in almost every substantive area including antitrust, arbitration, class actions, commercial, copyright, criminal, education, employment, energy, environmental, ERISA, FDA, health care, insurance, labor, national security, patent, preemption, RICO, securities, telecommunications, and all manner of constitutional issues.

Bancroft PLLC was founded by former Assistant Attorney General Viet D. Dinh and now includes former Solicitor General Paul D. Clement, former Associate White House Counsel H. Christopher Bartolomucci, and other accomplished professionals focused on our clients’ most difficult and complex legal issues. Among our 17 lawyers are 8 U.S. Supreme Court clerkships, 17 U.S. Court of Appeals clerkships, and 5 Presidential appointments.  The Firm’s name reflects the address of the Dupont Circle townhouse that served as its first location.