Daniel Suleiman, named one of Washington, DC's "40 most promising lawyers age 40 and under" by the National Law Journal, represents institutions and individuals in high-stakes white collar and litigation matters. He specializes in criminal and civil government investigations and litigation, internal investigations, U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations, Congressional investigations, and other matters involving significant criminal, civil, political, and regulatory risk.
From 2010-2013, Mr. Suleiman served as a senior official in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, including as Deputy Chief of Staff & Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General.
Mr. Suleiman's recent representations include serving as lead litigator for Asiana Airlines in an investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board into the crash of Asiana flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport. His work for Asiana was profiled in the National Law Journal’'s September 1, 2014 feature story, "Navigating the NTSB’s Asiana Airlines Crash Investigation."
His representative matters also include serving as lead counsel for a husband and wife nearing indictment by the U.S. Department of Justice on various criminal tax fraud charges, for whom he won a full declination; lead counsel for a nearly $5 billion company under investigation for fraud by the U.S. Department of Justice; lead counsel for an individual under indictment for health care fraud by the U.S. Department of Justice; lead counsel for a former executive of a Fortune 100 company under investigation for U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations by the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; and co-lead counsel for a major construction company in a parallel criminal and civil fraud investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Mr. Suleiman maintains an active pro bono practice and serves on the Board of the Columbia Law School Alumni Association of Washington, DC. He is quoted frequently in the press and has published articles in a variety of publications, including the Wall Street Journal, the National Law Journal, Inside Counsel, and Law360.