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DanFrench

Partner

"I advise clients on high-stakes matters and deliver efficient solutions."

Overview

Biography

Dan serves as Barclay Damon’s White Collar Practice Area co-chair. He concentrates his practice on representing individuals and businesses in a variety of white-collar matters, including matters related to issues of tax, environmental, government procurement, public corruption, health care, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the False Claims Act, mail and wire fraud, and offshore assets. Dan has substantial experience in parallel civil and criminal investigations.

Dan also advises colleges and universities on higher education and NCAA enforcement matters, and he has substantial experience in law affecting Native American sovereign nations.

Bar Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Federal Court Bar Association of the Northern District of New York, Former Trustee

Selected Memberships & Affiliations

  • National Association of Former United States Attorneys
  • NYS Commission on Public Integrity, Former Attorney General-Appointed Commissioner
Experience

Representative Experience

  • Represents private companies in federal and state criminal investigations and prosecutions for over 15 years.
  • Represented many individuals in federal and state criminal investigations, including the CIA leak case and the Jack Abramoff investigation.

Prior Experience

  • US District Court for the Northern District of New York, US Attorney
  • US District Court for the Northern District of New York, Assistant US Attorney
  • US Senate Finance Committee, Deputy Chief of Staff (Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan)
  • New York State Attorneys General Transition Teams
  • Green & Seifter, Partner

Judicial Clerkships

  • US District Court, Judge Rosemary Pooler

Selected Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America®: Criminal Defense—White Collar, 2018-2020
Knowledge

Selected Publications & Media

  • Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Quoted
  • MSNBC, Lawrence O’Donnell Show, Dateline NBC, and ABC, Guest Legal Analyst

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