Former SEC Enforcement Lawyer and Federal Prosecutor who represents SEC and CFTC whistleblowers and gets results.
Dan Hurson represents SEC and CFTC whistleblowers from all over the world. He has the benefit of being an experienced securities lawyer and litigator with more than 40 years of law practice handling a variety of cases, including matters involving the securities laws including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He served as Chair of the District of Columbia Bar's Corporation, Finance, and Securities Law Section. He has the unusual credential of having been both a federal prosecutor with the Department of Justice and an SEC enforcement attorney. Dan is a graduate of Georgetown University and Harvard Law School.
Since the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Act he has represented numerous whistleblowers from all backgrounds and locations in bringing information to the attention of the SEC. He is a Martindale-Hubble AV* rated attorney (highest rating) who has been recognized by the Attorney General of the United States and The District of Columbia Bar for his service to the government and the legal profession. He has written numerous articles on legal subjects, in particular regarding whistleblowers. One of his articles, "10 Rules for Becoming A Successful Whistleblower" has become widely-read on the internet [ADD A LINK HERE TO THIS ARTICE] He has been quoted by numerous legal publications and national newspapers, has spoken on a number of panels, and has appeared on a number of televised news programs discussing legal and whistleblower issues.
Dan Hurson's suggestions were cited a number of times by the SEC itself in its Final Rule introducing the Dodd-Frank whistleblower law. He was one of the first securities lawyers to focus on representing whistleblowers, and has filed a number of whistleblower submissions with the SEC. Some have resulted in or contributed to SEC investigations, and to date one of his clients has received an award of more than $3.5 million.
As a former federal prosecutor, Dan Hurson is also familiar with federal criminal law, including the securities laws. His law review article on the federal mail fraud statute was cited by the United States Supreme Court in its landmark decision in the Enron case. Increasingly, the Department of Justice will become involved in SEC investigations., such as FCPA cases. Penalties imposed by the DOJ can be added to those imposed by the SEC for the purpose of calculating whistleblower awards.
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Dan is a sole practitioner. When you call him, he answers the phone. When you retain him, he will be your lawyer, and you will always be dealing directly with him.
Dan accepts whistleblower cases on a contingency basis. He provides an initial consultation free of charge.
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