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Daniel J. Collins

Daniel J. Collins

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

Daniel J. Collins is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and represents companies, boards of directors, and senior executives in responding to government and regulatory inquiries, conducting internal investigations, and handling other complex litigation matters. He is an experienced trial attorney, having tried more than 25 cases to verdict in criminal and civil proceedings in both federal and state courts. Dan currently serves as a Managing Partner of the firm and co-chair of its White Collar Defense and Corporate Investigations practice. Previously, Dan served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, where he investigated and prosecuted a wide array of white collar crimes. He held multiple supervisory positions, including Deputy Chief of the Financial Crimes and Special Prosecution section, as well as Acting Chief and Deputy Chief of the General Crimes Section. During his time as a federal prosecutor, Dan investigated a wide array of white collar crimes, including commodities and securities fraud, bank fraud, mail and wire fraud, computer access fraud, health care fraud, export controls and sanctions, public corruption, tax evasion and money laundering.


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