Lloyd Liu

(202) 860-6543

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Lloyd Liu is a partner of Bennett LoCicero & Liu LLP.  Mr. Liu’s practice is focused on white-collar criminal defense, government investigations, and complex civil litigation. He regularly represents individuals and companies facing potential civil, criminal, and regulatory issues. 

Mr. Liu's civil practice focuses on representing companies and individuals in contractual, business, and other disputes before both state and federal courts and before various government agencies.  He has represented Fortune 500 companies in a variety of jurisdictions.


Mr. Liu earned his J.D. from Georgetown Law and his B.A. from Boston College. Prior to entering private practice, he clerked for the Honorable Judith Bartnoff of the District of Columbia Superior Court.  He is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the District of Columbia, the State of New York, and in the federal courts in Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and the Southern District of New York. 


Mr. Liu serves on the board of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of the Greater Washington, D.C. Area.  He has been appointed as a member of the District of Columbia Bar Judicial Evaluation Committee and is a member of the William B. Bryant Inn of Court.  He also is an Adjunct Professor teaching White Collar Crime at the George Mason Antonin Scalia Law School.  Mr. Liu also has been listed as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers for white-collar criminal defense.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a Swiss national against charges involving offshore banking and tax evasion.


  • Represented a company in a grand jury investigation of possible ITAR and EAR violations.


  • Represented several witnesses in United States v. Menendez, et al., No. 2:15-CR-155 (D.N.J.).


  • Represented a company alleged by Sprint Nextel Corporation to have engaged in a bulk handset trafficking scheme, reaching a favorable settlement following a successful summary judgment defense.


  • Represented a federal government official in connection with the IRS Tea Party targeting investigation.


  • Represented the former head of Internal Affairs for Customs and Border Protection in connection with congressional inquiries over his concerns about the Border Patrol’s excessive use of force.


  • Represented telecommunications companies in a dispute over ownership and control.


  • Represented a company before the Federal Trade Commission relating to a data breach.

  • Represented a defense contractor in a lawsuit regarding allegations of injuries suffered by the plaintiff in Iraq, obtaining a complete dismissal of the case based on lack of jurisdiction and forum non conveniens.


Georgetown University, JD

Boston College, BA