White Collar Defense and Investigations
Daniel has successfully represented:
- Individuals and entities facing Department of Justice public corruption investigations
- Individuals facing Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission and State Attorneys General investigations
- Victims responding to and seeking redress against fraud and related civil and criminal conduct impacting their lives and businesses
- National financial institutions in Department of Justice, Internal Revenue Service, and Securities and Exchange Commission investigations
- Companies in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations
- Clients during investigations by the U.S. State Department's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) and the U.S. Department of Commerce regulations involving transactions with embargoed countries and registration requirements of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
- Nonprofit organizations defending against member-derivative claims
Daniel represents victims of state and federal corporate crimes, including intellectual property theft victims in criminal prosecutions to maintain brand integrity and obtain restitution. He has regularly handled responses to Rule 17(c) trial subpoenas under the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure as well as other third-party discovery matters.
Appellate Advocacy and Litigation
Daniel has argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on multiple occasions. He has also participated in drafting multiple briefs for the Seventh Circuit, the Indiana Court of Appeals, the Indiana Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has experience with appellate motions practice and drafting amicus curiae briefs. As part of his pro bono practice, he regularly represents individuals in appeals before the Seventh Circuit.
He defends premises owners and product manufacturers in asbestos and related personal injury cases, and has experience litigating toxic tort claims and trademark disputes.
Daniel has successfully represented senior executives in various Justice Department criminal investigations related to the automobile industry. He has also successfully defended companies in state law-based antitrust action.
Daniel has successfully represented multiple individuals in Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency investigations related to diesel emissions. He has also litigated civil environmental claims in state and federal courts.
Before turning to law, Daniel was a journalist, reporting on federal agency management issues for Government Executive magazine and its website.