Daniel F. Wachtell

Daniel F. Wachtell

Daniel F. Wachtell represents individuals and companies in a range of criminal and regulatory investigations, enforcement actions, civil litigation, and compliance matters. He has substantial experience representing individual clients under investigation by the Department of Justice, the New York County District Attorney’s Office, the New York State Attorney General’s Office, the SEC, FINRA, and various other federal and state authorities, on topics including alleged mail and wire fraud, insider trading, criminal and civil tax violations, suspicious trading patterns, supervisory and internal controls violations, and professional misconduct. Additionally, Dan has also defended a number of indigent clients through the Firm’s service as Criminal Justice Act (CJA) counsel.

Dan has been named a “Rising Star” in the area of White Collar Criminal Defense by Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers.

From 2009 to 2010, Dan was a Law Clerk to the Honorable Richard M. Berman of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Dan received his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2008, where he was Managing Editor of the New York University Law Review.

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