Dani R. James represents executives, directors and oﬃcers, and other individuals, as well as companies, in sensitive, complicated and often high-proﬁle criminal and regulatory trials, hearings, investigations and other proceedings conducted by federal and state agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Attorney’s Oﬃce and the Manhattan District Attorney’s Oﬃce.
A former federal prosecutor, James defends clients in a broad range of white collar criminal and regulatory matters, including allegations of insider trading, market manipulation, public corruption, bid-rigging, tax fraud and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
In addition to criminal matters, James handles complex civil litigation on behalf of corporations, directors and oﬃcers, and others, representing them in securities class actions, shareholder derivative suits and civil racketeering cases, as well as complex business disputes. She also conducts corporate internal investigations.
James’s most recent notable work includes the successful representation of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio in federal and criminal investigations and a former Barclays banker in a civil fraud suit brought by the Department of Justice relating to mortgage-backed securities.