Daniel P Chung is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is an experienced trial and appellate attorney, and his practice focuses on white-collar criminal defense, internal investigations and compliance counselling, regulatory enforcement and commercial litigation matters. Mr Chung has successfully represented both companies and individuals, and has appeared before the Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission. In 2015, he was named by the Washington Business Journal as one of its "40 under 40" who have achieved professional excellence while maintaining a commitment to the community.
From 2008 to 2012, Mr Chung served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York. He investigated and prosecuted a wide range of complex federal criminal cases, involving securities fraud, Ponzi schemes, bank fraud, mail fraud, wire fraud, healthcare fraud, insurance fraud, immigration fraud, money laundering, complex racketeering, murder, terrorism and international drug cartels. In 2012, he received the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation's "Prosecutor of the Year" award.
Mr Chung is a 2003 cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. Following law school, Mr Chung served as a law clerk for the Honorable Norman H Stahl on the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and then for the Honorable Michael B Mukasey on the US District Court for the Southern District of New York.