Mitchell S. Ettinger

Mitchell S. Ettinger leads Skadden’s Washington, D.C. office. He is a member of the firm’s Government Enforcement Litigation Group and the criminal and civil litigation practice. Mr. Ettinger served as co-chair of the D.C. Litigation Group from 2009-2014. For more than 25 years, he has represented corporations and individuals in connection with federal and state grand jury investigations, complex civil litigation and matters before administrative agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission. As a former chief prosecutor for the United States Air Force in England and now as defense counsel, Mr. Ettinger has extensive trial experience in a wide variety of matters, and is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. While a judge advocate, Mr. Ettinger was the chief prosecutor for eight Air Force bases located in England and was responsible for handling felony trials throughout the European circuit. In this capacity, he tried numerous jury trials, including a capital murder case.