Dan Cushing's practice focuses on defending clients in high-profile matters related to allegations of securities fraud and international corruption. His experience includes conducting internal investigations in both foreign and domestic markets, advising clients on regulatory compliance issues, defending against government investigations, and defending against parallel litigation such as shareholder derivative and insurer claims.
Dan has represented numerous companies and their audit committees in connection with internal investigations relating to alleged FCPA violations, accounting fraud, disclosure issues, commercial bribery, and insider trading. He has extensive experience with defending clients in securities fraud class actions, shareholder derivative actions, and SEC enforcement investigations. He also assists companies with regulatory compliance issues related to international anticorruption laws, acquisition due diligence, and data privacy.
In addition to his securities experience, Dan has significant experience with corporate criminal and white collar litigation, including defending both corporations and individuals in federal and state criminal actions. Dan's experience in this area includes defending companies and individuals from allegations related to environmental crimes in the United States as well as foreign jurisdictions.
Dan also has strong experience in dealing with banking and finance litigation and associated regulatory actions, energy litigation, construction litigation, and litigation arising in the context of mergers and acquisitions.
Dan is an active member of the State Bar of Texas and the Dallas Bar Association and maintains a strong presence in several national and local charitable organizations.
- Southern Methodist University (J.D. 2007); The University of Texas at Austin (B.A. with honors 2004)
- Texas and U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
- Spanish and Portuguese