Dallas’ Oberheiden PC Adds 3 Former High-Ranking Government Officials

The federal litigation, compliance, and corporate risk assessment law firm is comprised of Department of Justice veterans, former FBI, and Secret Service agents— supplemented by a nationwide network of litigation attorneys, including longtime senior DOJ trial attorneys.

Dallas-based Oberheiden P.C., a business defense and federal litigation firm, has announced the addition of three high-ranking former government officials and representatives.

Coming aboard are:

  • Secretary Mike Pompeo, former U.S. Secretary of State, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and former Congressman from Kansas
  • Director John Ratcliffe, 6th director of National Intelligence (DNI), Former Congressman, and former U.S. Attorney
  • Congressman Trey Gowdy, former congressional chairman, former assistant U.S. attorney, and elected state prosecutor in South Carolina

“Welcoming these outstanding public servants and well-known officials reflects the firm’s commitment to serve our clients with the highest caliber legal advisors,” founder Nick Oberheiden said in a statement.

Leadership of the firm said their addition will give Oberheiden a boost.

“I believe it is fair to say that the advent of these proven leaders—and their impeccable expertise— will further boost our already rapidly expanding national security, corporate security, cybersecurity, and congressional investigation practice,” Lynette Byrd, a longtime partner with Oberheiden P.C. and former assistant U.S. Attorney in Dallas, said in a statement.

Oberheiden P.C. is a frontline federal litigation, compliance, and corporate risk assessment law firm composed of Department of Justice veterans, former FBI, and Secret Service agents— supplemented by a nationwide network of litigation attorneys, including longtime senior DOJ trial attorneys.

The firm said it has served as lead counsel to elected officials, CEOs, company executives, dignitaries, publicly traded companies, professionals, and business owners in DOJ, FBI, SEC, FINRA, FTC, FEC, OIG, CID, whistleblower, and high-stake litigation matters across the nation.

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