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J.D., University of Michigan Law School

B.A., University of Michigan

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Executive Editor, University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform

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District of Columbia Bar

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Dan represents domestic and international companies in complex litigation and regulatory matters before federal and state trial and appellate courts, the International Trade Commission (ITC), the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and other regulatory agencies.

Representative Experience

  • Represents telecommunications and technology companies in complex litigation and regulatory proceedings.
  • Assists multinational corporations and financial institutions in complying with U.S. sanctions programs administered by OFAC, including the preparation of voluntary disclosures, specific license applications, and unblocking applications.
  • Conducts internal investigations for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), FCC, and FTC-related matters and represents clients in enforcement proceedings.
  • Advises on U.S. export controls administered by the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC).
  • Represents domestic and international companies in national security reviews before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and Team Telecom.
  • Represents U.S. manufacturers in antidumping and countervailing duty cases before the ITC.
  • Advises telecommunications and technology companies on compliance with the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA) and federal and state wiretapping laws.
  • Counsels on FTC rules prohibiting unfair and deceptive advertising and represents clients in FTC enforcement proceedings.
  • Assists companies in complying with regulatory obligations under the FTC Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Protection Act, the CAN-SPAM Act, and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
  • Advises service providers regarding Universal Service Fund (USF) contribution requirements.
  • Advises clients on best practices and obligations for e-discovery, including the preservation, collection, and production of electronically stored information in civil litigation and government investigations.

Professional Experience

  • Law Clerk, Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (2007)


  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA)
  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)

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