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Meet Daniel J. Hurson

There are few attorneys with the unique legal background and experience of Dan Hurson. He is an AV* rated attorney who has been a trial lawyer and litigator for more than 40 years. He was an assistant U.S. attorney in Maryland and assistant chief litigation counsel for the Enforcement Division of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington, D.C. He was a federal prosecutor in the political corruption case involving the sitting governor of Maryland. For this effort, he received the Special Commendation for Outstanding Services from the Attorney General of the United States. He also served as Chair of the Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Section of the District of Columbia Bar Association. Dan Hurson is a graduate of Georgetown University and Harvard Law School, and was a law clerk to a Federal Appeals Court judge.

His legal practice today focuses on the representation of SEC and CFTC whistleblowers.  Over his 40 year career as an attorney, Dan Hurson has also represented special board committees in bringing derivative claims against directors and professional advisers, and he has recovered millions of dollars for his clients as a result. He has represented a number of individuals in SEC, DOJ and FINRA cases involving the securities laws, including accounting fraud and FCPA matters. After the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, Dan Hurson made numerous suggestions to the SEC during the drafting process of the SEC's rules governing the implementation of the whistleblower law. He also served on a special committee of the District of Columbia Bar Association to make similar recommendations to the SEC regarding the whistleblower rules.

His experience has been shared with others during lectures on trial and white-collar criminal practice, securities law and the SEC whistleblower law at national law schools and for the American Bar Association and The District of Columbia Bar. He has written numerous articles on securities law and whistleblowing issues, and has appeared on PBS, CBS, CBN and CCTV, and has been quoted by BNA and in Bloomberg Businessweek, The New York Times Law, The Financial Times, Corporate Compliance Insights, and The Wall Street Journal.

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