Daniel Dominguez, Local Co-Chair of the Litigation & Trial Department in the Washington, D.C. office, advises clients on sensitive and high-stakes investigations and crises, including internal investigations and a broad range of government inquiries.

Mr. Dominguez draws on his extensive federal government experience as a strategic legal advisor in the White House to guide financial institutions, private equity investors and their portfolio companies, and publicly traded corporations on:

  • White collar defense
  • Internal investigations
  • Enforcement actions by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
  • Public company cyber investigations
  • Responses to congressional investigations

He skillfully familiarizes stakeholders with the investigative process, having handled dozens of crises for clients in a broad range of industries, including financial services, energy and infrastructure, and private equity.

A recognized leader at the firm, Mr. Dominguez serves as a Co-Vice Chair of the firm’s Diversity Leadership Committee and previously was a member of the Recruiting Committee, where he was Global Co-Chair of the Diversity Recruiting Sub-Committee.

Before rejoining the firm in November 2015, Mr. Dominguez served as Associate Counsel to President Obama in the Office of the White House Counsel. In this role, Mr. Dominguez provided strategic legal guidance to the White House Counsel and the President’s senior advisors on legal and policy issues, including matters related to congressional oversight and investigations. In addition to advising White House staff, Mr. Dominguez counseled several federal agency clients to develop strategies in response to congressional investigations and other high-profile inquiries.

Mr. Dominguez maintains an active pro bono practice, including serving on the board for The Appleseed Foundation, a progressive nonprofit that advocates for economic and social justice, and representing clients in asylum matters.

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • JD, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, 2005
    cum laude
  • BA, American University, 2000

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
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