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About Daniel Braun

Sitting in our white-collar litigation and global investigations practices, Dan focuses on criminal and regulatory enforcement matters and related civil litigation, often involving allegations of market misconduct, foreign bribery and corruption, money laundering, sanctions violations, fraud and anticompetitive activity.

With more than 15 years working for the US Department of Justice (DOJ), Dan has extensive experience in cross-border investigations, interagency co-operation and market enforcement. Most recently he was deputy chief for litigation in the fraud section of the DOJ’s criminal division, where he managed a number of the department’s most significant cases.

Dan ran the DOJ’s global investigations focusing on Libor, foreign exchange and other benchmarks, and took the lead in coordinating with US and international regulators and law enforcement agencies.

He has also worked closely with the DOJ’s antitrust division and other authorities on cartel investigations.



  • JD, Yale Law School
  • AB, with honors, Princeton University, Phi Beta Kappa


  • Admitted to practice in the District of Columbia
  • In private practice for several years at a litigation boutique firm in Washington, DC
  • Served at the Department of Justice as deputy chief for litigation in the fraud section of the criminal division, and previously as an assistant US attorney in the Southern District of New York
  • Served as a law clerk for judges on the federal district and appellate courts