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Litigation Star

Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Practice area:

White collar crime

Enu Mainigi is a nationally recognized trial lawyer with particular expertise in health care and pharmaceuticals, financial services and the False Claims Act. She has been leading investigations and trying cases for over 25 years and is a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee. 

Chambers USA
(2022) has ranked Enu in Band 1 for Commercial Litigation and False Claims Act Litigation, noting that she “wins impressive praise from clients,” who describe her as “a go-to person, a powerhouse” with “a tremendous record in her cases,” “really strategic” and “business savvy,” and a “rockstar of the first order.” Chambers further noted that “she’s at the top of her game with a number of great clients and really high-profile cases.” “She is a very practical, engaging, quick-on-her-feet lawyer.” Finally, another client noted, “she’s hands-down the best litigator I’ve ever met. She has phenomenal strategic vision and great jury presence.”

In 2020 The National Law Journal recognized Enu in its special report on “Masters of the Courtroom: 2020 Winning Litigators,” highlighting 26 lawyers who “tackled some of the most widely watched cases of the year.” She has been named a “Health Care MVP” multiple times by Law360 (2017, 2019, 2021). In 2019, Enu was named a “Health Care Law” Trailblazer by The National Law Journal. The Legal 500 notes that clients report Enu Mainigi is “who you want thinking and talking on your behalf before a judge or a jury.”  She is “fantastic and very strong in oral advocacy, among other things.” Benchmark Litigation has on multiple occasions named Enu a “Local Litigation Star” and a “National Litigation Star” in the area of white-collar crime and investigations, and among the “Top 250 Women in Litigation.” She has been recognized as a BTI Client Services All-Star, has been named a Life Science Star by LMG Life Sciences, and in 2020 was honored as one of eight finalists for Litigator of the Year by The American Lawyer.  

Enu has significant experience representing financial services and banking clients, and serves as Williams & Connolly’s relationship partner for several financial services industry leaders. She has defended financial institutions in government investigations related to the 2008 financial crisis and the subsequent meltdown of the mortgage industry. She regularly represents corporations and individuals under investigation by the government under criminal or civil statutes such as the False Claims Act and FIRREA. 

In addition, Enu has a highly regarded health care practice. She regularly defends health care companies, pharmacy benefit managers, retail pharmacies, hospitals, nursing homes and pharmaceutical companies in high-stakes litigation and government investigations.

Updated July 2022