Shan Wu

Student Defense Attorney, Author, & Professor

Shanlon Wu, a former federal prosecutor, is a college student defense attorney who defends college students against alcohol, drug, plagiarism, sexual assault and other violations in universities and in court. At the Justice Department, he served as counsel to Attorney General Janet Reno, advising her on criminal law issues and prosecuted sexual assault, domestic violence and public corruption cases. He pioneered the use of expert testimony in domestic violence prosecutions and secured the first life-without-parole sentence for a serial rapist in Washington, D.C. A partner at Wu, Grohovsky & Whipple PLLC, his practice focuses on college student defense, criminal defense, whistleblower protection and crime-victim rights.