Daniel Crump

Senior Associate

Crump, Daniel

Daniel Crump is a Senior Associate in WilmerHale's Los Angeles office. His practice focuses on representing individuals and companies in internal investigations and enforcement actions involving the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice, and other regulatory and law enforcement agencies. He has experience in matters related to the securities laws, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, compliance and risk management, and the Sherman Act.

Mr. Crump also maintains an active pro bono practice. He recently obtained a shorter prison sentence for an individual convicted of a nonviolent offense under California's Three Strikes Reform Act.

Before attending law school at the University of California, Berkeley, Mr. Crump was a sixth grade math teacher at a public school in South Los Angeles.

Representative Matters

  • Representing individual facing criminal antitrust charge brought by DOJ
  • Represented consumer healthcare technology company in wide-ranging inquiries by SEC, DOJ, and other regulatory agencies
  • Represented CEO and CFO of mortgage company in SEC enforcement action concerning disclosures to investors and accounting for impaired assets
  • Represented audit committee of board of directors of networking technology company in SEC and DOJ inquiries into business practices in Russia and allegations implicating anti-bribery, internal controls, and books and records provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Represented audit committee of board of directors of California retail company in connection with potential suppression of insurance reserves and misconduct by company management

Publications & News


February 6, 2017

SEC Dismisses Claims Against WilmerHale Clients

On February 3, the US Securities and Exchange Commission dismissed with prejudice the remaining claims against two former mortgage-lending officials in a financial crisis-related lawsuit on the eve of a retrial.

October 3, 2016

SEC Drops Centerpiece Of Case Against WilmerHale Clients

WilmerHale recently achieved a major victory after the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) dropped the centerpiece of its lawsuit against two former mortgage executives.

July 6, 2016

WilmerHale Hands SEC First 2016 Fraud Trial Defeat

A team of WilmerHale litigators persuaded an Albuquerque, New Mexico, jury to clear two former mortgage-lending officials on half of the 10 charges brought against them by the US Securities and Exchange Commission, while deadlocking on the remaining charges.


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JD, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2012, Editorial Board, Ecology Law Quarterly

MA, Elementary Education, Loyola Marymount University, 2009

BS, Legal Studies, University of Wisconsin, 2007, Phi Beta Kappa

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