Daniel Levin

Partner, Washington, DC

Biography

As a former senior law enforcement official and seasoned white collar defense counsel, Daniel Levin brings knowledge and experience to client investigations.

Overview

Daniel offers clients a wealth of government and private practice experience to assist clients in complex criminal and regulatory matters around the world. He has handled investigations, due diligence and compliance engagements in Asia, Europe, Africa and North and South America.

Prior to joining White & Case, Daniel held a number of legal advisory posts in the US government, including Chief of Staff at both the FBI and the Department of Justice, and senior associate counsel to the president and legal adviser to the National Security Council.

As Assistant US Attorney for the Central District of California, he prosecuted several jury trials, including multi-month, multi-defendant racketeering trials and the first federal death penalty case in the district in over 30 years.

Bars and Courts
California State Bar
New York State Bar
District of Columbia Bar
US Supreme Court
US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
US District Court for the Central District of California
US District Court for the District of Columbia
Education
JD
University of Chicago Law School
BA
Harvard College
Languages
English

Experience

Internal Investigation for Multinational Financial Services Firm
Daniel investigated allegations of market manipulation and represented his client before both the DOJ and CFTC.

Internal Investigation for Multinational Manufacturing Firm
Daniel conducted an internal investigation involving allegations of FCPA violations in Russia and elsewhere, and also represented his client before the SEC and DOJ.

Internal Investigation for Multinational Retail Firm
Daniel handled an internal investigation regarding allegations of FCPA violations in China, and also represented his client before the SEC and DOJ.

Internal Investigation for Multinational Entertainment Firm
Daniel mounted an internal investigation into allegations of FCPA violations in Asia, and also represented the client before the DOJ.

Internal Investigation for Multinational Financial Services Firm
Daniel investigated allegations of market manipulation and represented his client before both the DOJ and CFTC.

Internal Investigation for Multinational Communications Firm
Daniel conducted an internal investigation involving allegations of FCPA violations in Europe and represented his client before the SEC and DOJ.

Internal Investigation for Multinational Communications Firm
Daniel investigated allegations of FCPA violations in India and represented his client before the SEC.

Internal Investigation for Multinational Media Company, 2009
Daniel investigated allegations of self-dealing and other management misconduct in Europe.

Speaking Engagements

"FCPA Update", 2014: American Chamber of Commerce, Moscow

"The US Perspective in Compliance: Global Legal Tendencies and Perspectives", 2014: St. Petersburg Legal Forum

"FCPA Update", 2013: Webcast, Washington, DC

"National Security Law, Justice Department and Related Topics", 2006–2013: Harvard Law School, Georgetown Law School, Howard Law School, American University Law School

"Confidential Advice from My Tax Lawyer, Is it Still Protected by the Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work Product Doctrine?", 2011: Tax Executive Institute, Washington, DC

"Justice and the New Administration", 2009: American University Law School, Washington, DC

Awards and Recognition

Burton Award for Legal Writing, 2011