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Daniel C. Schwartz

Partner

, Bryan Cave LLP
Washington

Tel

1 202 508 6025

Fax

1 202 220 7325
dcschwartz@bryancave.com
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Daniel C. Schwartz

Partner


Washington



1155 F Street, N.W.
Suite 500
Washington, District of Columbia 20004-1357

Phone:

1 202 508 6025

Fax:

1 202 220 7325

email:

dcschwartz@bryancave.com

Daniel Schwartz’s practice focuses on corporate compliance and white collar criminal defense, including conducting internal investigations and audits, replying to grand jury and other investigative subpoenas, negotiating resolutions of government investigations and allegations and designing and implementing corporate compliance programs. He particularly focuses on issues involving antitrust and trade regulation, unfair and deceptive practices, compliance with government regulatory requirements, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and export controls, classified contracting, security clearances, handling of classified materials, facility clearances and foreign ownership and control of and influence over classified facilities. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Schwartz served in a number of government positions, including at the National Security Agency as its general counsel.

Professional Affiliations

  • D.C. Bar Association

  • American Bar Association

  • American Health Lawyers Association

Daniel Schwartz’s practice focuses on corporate compliance and white collar criminal defense, including conducting internal investigations and audits, replying to grand jury and other investigative subpoenas, negotiating resolutions of government investigations and allegations and designing and implementing corporate compliance programs. He particularly focuses on issues involving antitrust and trade regulation, unfair and deceptive practices, compliance with government regulatory requirements, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and export controls, classified contracting, security clearances, handling of classified materials, facility clearances and foreign ownership and control of and influence over classified facilities. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Schwartz served in a number of government positions, including at the National Security Agency as its general counsel.

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Mr. Schwartz has represented:

  • A company board audit committee in connection with an internal investigation into the adequacy of computer services operations and controls;
  • Companies under criminal investigation for alleged price fixing and other competition-related matters;
  • A company, on whose behalf he conducted an internal investigations resulting in termination of employment of certain employees; he then went on to represent the company against numerous state attorney general investigations;
  • A company, on whose behalf he worked with a team of lawyers defending the client against an indictment for conspiracy to avoid export control requirements in which the indictment was ultimately dismissed by the government;
  • A company, for which he led a team of lawyers in conducting an internal investigation of compliance with certain export control practices, and prepared a detailed report to a government agency regarding the company’s compliance efforts and reforms;
  • A parent company, on whose behalf he conducted an internal investigation of allegations of false claims and false statements by a subsidiary company engaged in defense-related government contracting; also represented the parent company, along with counsel for the subsidiary, in settlement negotiations with the Department of Defense and the Department of Justice;
  • A company subject to a criminal and civil investigation of alleged violations of government contracting requirements, other areas of federal government regulations and related federal statutes; negotiated consent resolutions;
  • Companies in connection with criminal investigations of alleged violations of postal regulations;
  • Companies and individuals in connection with investigations of alleged violations of federal antitrust statutes;
  • A company engaged in the direct mail business in state attorneys general and federal grand jury investigations of mailing practices and negotiated civil resolutions;
  • A company in conducting internal investigations of possible violations of law relating to foreign sales and contracts with foreign entities, and assisted to resolve matters internally within the company;
  • A company in a multi-site investigation of corporate practices in the handling of classified materials, including the institution of safeguards to ensure proper handling of such materials;
  • Various individuals in connection with criminal and administrative investigations of the handling, storage, protection and disclosure of classified information, including negotiated criminal or civil resolutions and, in selected instances, retention of security clearances under certain circumstances;
  • Individuals and companies before grand juries, criminal enforcement personnel and congressional investigators and hearings; and
  • Counseled clients on how to avoid criminal liability in their actions.

Bar and Court Admissions

District of Columbia, 1969

United States Supreme Court

United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, District of Columbia and Federal Circuits

United States District Court for the District of Columbia

Education

The George Washington University, J.D., with highest honors, 1969

Stanford University, A.B., 1965

Professional Affiliations

  • D.C. Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association