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Daniel E. Reidy (Dan)
Of Counsel


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  • University of Michigan (J.D. magna cum laude 1974; Order of the Coif; Note and Comment Editor, Law Review); Loyola University Chicago (B.A. cum laude 1971; Honors Program Degree; Woefl Award as outstanding graduate from the Political Science Department)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois


  • Law Clerk to Judge Walter J. Cummings, United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit (1974 term)

Government Service

  • First Assistant U.S. Attorney (1985-1987) and Assistant U.S. Attorney (1975-1985), Northern District of Illinois

Dan Reidy is a trial and appellate lawyer with more than three decades of experience in state and federal courts leading civil, criminal, and enforcement matters of particular import to the Firm's clients. Clients have entrusted critically important matters to Dan that have involved a wide breadth of subject matters, including securities, patents, product liability, commercial, corporate takeover, grand jury, federal agency and internal investigations, Foreign Corrupt Practices and False Claims Acts (qui tams), tax, antitrust, corporate governance, and others.

As an Assistant United States Attorney in Chicago and ultimately First Assistant, Dan focused on complex financial crimes and political corruption, serving as the lead prosecutor in the "Greylord" judicial corruption project. He has extensive experience with people in the most senior positions in the Department of Justice (DOJ), its Criminal and Antitrust Divisions, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Fortune 500 companies' boards of directors and their audit and special committees, states' attorneys general, as well as various other agencies and U.S. Attorneys and local prosecutors.

Dan's responsibilities at the Firm have included leading Jones Day's Business & Tort Litigation Practice, its Investigations & White Collar Defense Practice, and the Chicago Office. He is a Fellow and member of the Board of Regents of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a Fellow in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He is a Master of the Bench of the Chicago Inn of Court and has served on the boards of Chicago's Civic Consulting Alliance, Chicago Bar Association, and Queen of Peace High School.

Honors & Distinctions

  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (inducted 1994)

    Fellow, International College of Trial Lawyers (inducted 2003)

    Named in Chambers Global and Chambers USA (2006-2016) as a Band 1 litigation trial lawyer

    Client Service All-Stars BTI Consulting Group (2011)

    The Best Lawyers in America (since 1995)
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