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the Law Office of Edward S. White PLLC

Experience               Judgment                Dedication

(202 ) xxx-xxxx

About Us

What We Do

-- Federal & Military Appeals

-- Federal Civil Practice

-- Immigration Litigation

-- Military Justice

   -- NJP Advice

   -- Court-martial defense

   -- Clemency & Parole petitions

   -- Correction of Military/Naval Records

-- FOIA & Privacy Act Litigation

-- Lawyer-to-Lawyer Consulation

Ed White is dedicated to using his significant legal experience, especially in the areas of appeals, federal practice, immigration and military law to assist people in need of seasoned, knowledgable, and zealous legal representation to protect their freedom, advance their interests, and defend their rights.  He prides himself on providing every client with high quality, personally tailored legal advice, and zealous representation at a fair price.

Ed also uses his knowledge and experience to consult with and assist  other lawyers in these practice areas.

Areas of Practice


Calling on his experience as an appellate military judge and chief appellate counsel in the Office of the Chief Prosecutor of Military Commissions, Ed handles federal and military appeals in the U.S. Courts of Appeal, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, and the Service Courts of Criminal Appeals.

Immigration Litigation

Drawing on his experience litigating immigration cases on behalf of the federal government, Ed handles challenges to denials of immigration benefits, such as naturalization, adjustment of status, & asylum; challenging delays in adjudicating immigration benefit applications; defending denaturalization actions; and all other immigration matters.

Military Law

Having spent a significant portion of his 27+ year Navy career in military justice, including serving as an appellate military judge, Ed applies his experience & judgment to help clients navigate all types of military law issues:  Defending courts-martial & adsep boards, advising on NJP rights, helping clients correct military records, seek clemency or parole, chllenge military personnel actions.

FOIA & Privacy Act

Having served as head of FOIA & Privacy Act litigation for the Office of the Judge Advocate General of the Navy, Ed now uses his knowledge & experience to assist clients exercise their rights under FOIA & the Privacy Act -- from initial request through administrative appeal to litigation in federal court.

Federal Civil Litigation

Civil litigation in the federal courts is a specialized endeavor that requires an attorney who knows the ropes. Drawing on his experience as a civil litigator in the Navy & at the Dep't of Justice, Ed now litigates in the federal courts on behalf of private clients on a range of issues.

Lawyer-to-Lawyer Consultation

Sometimes, an attorney needs assistance with drafting a brief or pleading, or conducting legal research.  Other times, an attorney needs to consult with an attorney experienced in a particular area of practice.  Ed is available to consult & assist other attorneys in his areas of experience.

Experience Counts

Ed White's Bio

Ed White is an attorney with 30 years of experience practicing law.  He served for 27+ years in the U.S. Navy, including assignments as a prosecutor, a criminal defense counsel, a civil litigator, a command legal advisor at various levels of command, and as an appellate military judge, before retiring as a U.S. Navy Captain. Following his Navy service, Ed worked as a trial attorney, senior litigation counsel, and senior counsel for national security at the U.S. Department of Justice, litigating immigration cases in federal courts all over the country.


  • B.S. (Foreign Service), Georgetown University
    • cum laude
    • Order of the Coif
  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
    • magna cum laude
    • Legal Intern for the Honorable Louis Oberdorfer, U.S. District Judge
  • LL.M (Military Law), The Judge Advocate General’s School, U.S. Army,
    • Commandant’s List
  • M.A. (National Security & Strategic Studies), U.S. Naval War College,
    • Graduated with honors


 U.S. Navy Judge Advocate, 27+ years

  • Military Prosecutor
  • Defense Counsel
  • Command Legal Advisor
  • Civil Litigator 
    • Military Personnel,
    • FOIA/Privacy Act, 
    • Disability, 
    • Constitutional Torts)
  • Appellate Military Judge (Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals)
  • DoD War Crimes Prosecutor (Deputy Chief Prosecutor for Motions & Appeals)

Trial Attorney/Senior Litigation Counsel, Office of Immigration Litigation, U.S. Dep’t of Justice

Contact Us


Call or email now to discuss your case and find out how we can help you

Law Office of Edward S. White PLLC

xxx Connecticut Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C 20008

(202) xxx-xxx