Dan is Co-Chair of the firm's Securities Class Action Practice. He focuses his practice on securities litigation and regulatory enforcement, and is one of the few lawyers in the United States who has tried a securities class action to a defense verdict. Dan brings nearly 30 years’ experience defending issuers, officers and directors, and underwriters in securities class actions, derivative cases, M&A cases and SEC/DOJ proceedings. He also counsels audit committees and special committees in conducting internal investigations.
A frequent commentator on securities law topics, Dan has been quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The National Law Journal, The Los Angeles Daily Journal, Securities Law 360, Compliance Weekly as well as other publications. He has been named one of the nation’s top securities litigators by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Legal 500 U.S., Lawdragon Magazine, Benchmark Litigation and the Los Angeles Daily Journal.
- Securities litigation and white collar defense
- Securities litigation and SEC enforcement
- SOX and Dodd-Frank whistleblower defense
- FCPA and other governmental investigations