Daniel Tehrani, a former federal prosecutor, represents clients in white collar criminal matters, government investigations, and appeals. He also advises clients facing securities litigation and enforcement matters.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Dan served for more than nine years as an Assistant US Attorney in the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York (SDNY), where he was deputy chief of the Appeals Unit. During his time at the US Attorney’s Office, Dan was also a member of both the Securities & Commodities Fraud Task Force and Complex Frauds & Cybercrime Unit, where he investigated and prosecuted a wide range of securities and other sophisticated white collar offenses, including accounting fraud, insider trading, fraud involving complex financial instruments, healthcare fraud, money laundering, embezzlement, and cybercrime. He was lead prosecutor in several jury trials and argued numerous appeals before the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
As deputy chief of Appeals, Dan briefed and supervised oral arguments in more than 70 appellate cases, including matters relating to public corruption, securities fraud, violations of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, and asset forfeiture. Dan also served as the SDNY’s healthcare fraud coordinator. As a federal prosecutor, he worked closely with numerous federal and state law enforcement and regulatory agencies, including the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Federal Trade Commission, US Department of Labor, Consumer Fraud Protection Bureau, and the Special Inspector General of the Troubled Asset Relief Program.
Before joining the US Attorney’s Office in 2010, Dan was an associate at a national law firm, and previously worked in mergers and acquisitions at an international investment bank.
Harvard Law School, 2005, J.D.
University of Pennsylvania, 2000, B.S.E., Finance and Real Estate
Clerkship to Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Clerkship to Justice Johann van der Westhuizen of the Constitutional Court of South Africa