Dan Morales is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and is a member of the Litigation & Trial Department.

Mr. Morales represents financial institutions, public companies, and individuals in white collar defense. He has worked on disputes involving securities law, class actions, and complex commercial matters.  Mr. Morales also maintains an active pro bono practice in federal courts of appeal, where he has successfully represented criminal defendants.

Mr. Morales graduated from Harvard Law School, where he was a finalist in the Ames Moot Court Competition, served as an editor of the Harvard Journal on Legislation, and served as a research assistant to Dean Martha Minow.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Morales clerked for Judge Patrick J. Bumatay of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Morales’s government experience includes serving as special counsel to the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary.





Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2019
    Boykin C. Wright Memorial Prize
  • B.A. in Political Science, Fordham University, 2014
    magna cum laude