Schubert, Daniel F.

Daniel F. Schubert

Daniel Schubert concentrates his practice on securities litigation and enforcement matters, as well as cybersecurity and data breach-related investigations, with extensive experience representing investment banks, financial institutions, accounting firms, corporations and individuals in a broad range of complex litigation, regulatory and enforcement matters. Mr. Schubert was selected for inclusion in the Global Investigations Review's "40 Under 40" List in 2014, which recognizes the world's leading investigations lawyers under the age of 40.

Mr. Schubert regularly appears before the SEC, FINRA, DOJ, state attorneys general, and other federal and state regulators. His recent white collar and regulatory matters include representing JPMorgan in connection with various law enforcement and regulatory investigations arising out of the so-called “London Whale” trading losses; representing Morgan Stanley in connection with investigations by the DOJ and SEC into FCPA violations relating to Morgan Stanley's real estate investing business in China (including the DOJ's and SEC's landmark declination in that matter); representing multiple “Big Four” accounting firms in connection with numerous SEC investigations relating to various auditing and independence matters; representing multiple large financial institutions in connection with a variety of valuation-related enforcement matters; and representing individual executives from financial institutions and other corporations in connection with a variety of regulatory and enforcement proceedings.

Mr. Schubert also has a robust practice representing institutions in connection with cybersecurity, data breach and related government investigations, with experience representing both retailers and financial institutions in connection with such matters. Among other things, Mr. Schubert has represented institutions in cyber matters in connection with inquiries by the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, various state attorneys general, and Congress, and regularly advises on both controls and disclosure-related matters in the cyber arena.

Mr. Schubert's litigation matters include representing a large financial institution in connection with a commercial real estate dispute; representing various underwriting groups in connection with multiple putative securities class actions; representing a large, international pharmaceutical company in connection with a contractual dispute and commercial arbitration; representing multiple corporations in connection with merger-related litigation; and representing multiple “AmLaw 100” law firms in connection with professional liability claims.   

Experience

    • JPMorgan in connection with various law enforcement and regulatory investigations arising out of the so-called “London Whale” trading losses, including assisting with the Company's response to the governmental inquiries (DOJ, SEC, CFTC, OCC, Federal Reserve and others); responding to the investigation by the US Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations and related hearings; and in connection with the issuance of its January 2013 Management Task Force Report
    • Various retail and financial institutions in connection with data breach and cyber matters, including in connection with related federal and state regulatory and enforcement investigations into breaches
    • Morgan Stanley in connection with investigations by the DOJ and SEC into FCPA violations relating to Morgan Stanley's real estate investing business in China, including the DOJ's and SEC's landmark declination vis-à-vis Morgan Stanley
    • A large financial institution in connection with a multi-state attorney general investigation relating to potential conflicts of interest
    • A large financial institution in connection with a state attorney general investigation relating to structure credit products
    • Multiple large financial institutions in connection with FINRA inquiries relating to supervisory controls and regulatory reporting matters
    • Multiple large US and non-US financial institutions in connection with numerous FCPA “sweeps,” including the SEC's industry-wide review of Sovereign Wealth Fund businesses and the China hiring/“sons and daughters” investigation
    • Several “Big Four” accounting firms in connection with SEC investigations relating to various auditing and independence matters
    • Various underwriting groups in connection with multiple putative securities class actions
    • Multiple “AmLaw 100” law firms in connection with professional liability claims
    • A large financial institution in connection with a commercial real estate dispute
    • A large hedge fund in connection with an SEC investigation relating to the 2008 financial crisis
    • A major European financial institution in connection with an SEC investigation into potential violations of US broker-dealer and investment adviser registration requirements
    • A large, international pharmaceutical company in connection with a contractual dispute and commercial arbitration
    • An individual executive from a major financial institution in connection with the various LIBOR-related investigations
    • Multiple individual executives in connection with insider trading, FCPA and other regulatory investigations

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Credentials

  • Education

    • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2002

      cum laude Articles and Notes Editor, American Criminal Law Review, Law Fellow, Legal Research and Writing Program
    • BA, History, Cornell University, 1999

      Dean’s List
  • Admissions

    • New York

    • United States Supreme Court

  • Clerkships

    • US District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2005 - 2006

Credentials