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Daniel R. Alonso focuses his practice on white collar defense of corporations and individuals, internal investigations and complex civil litigation. He has represented public and private companies across many industries, as well as corporate executives, before the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and New York and New Jersey Attorney Generals’ Offices, among other enforcement agencies. He also advises clients on compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the U.S. sanctions regimes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and anti-money laundering under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), among other matters. He has led numerous investigations and compliance reviews in Latin America, as well as in the United Kingdom and Asia.


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Awards and Recognitions

Awards & Recognitions

  • Legal 500 2022: Corporate Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Super Lawyers Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Thomson Reuters’ Stand-out Lawyer - 2022
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Henry L. Stimson Medal, New York City Bar Association
  • Director's Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice (Four-time recipient)
  • John J. McCloy Award, Fund for Modern Courts
  • Robert M. Morgenthau Award, District Attorneys Association of the State of New York


  • J.D., New York University, 1990
  • B.A., Cornell University, 1987


  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Tax Court

Government Service

    • Assistant U.S. Attorney and Chief of the Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York
    • Chief Assistant District Attorney, New York County District Attorney’s Office
    • Law Clerk, Hon. Joseph W. Bellacosa, New York Court of Appeals

Memberships & Involvements

    • Member, American Bar Association - Section of International Law
    • Member, Argentine Lawyers Association of New York
    • Member, Federal Bar Council
    • Member, Hispanic National Bar Association
    • Member, New York American Inn of Court
    • Member, New York State Bar Association
    • Member, New York City Bar Association
    • Board Member, The Fund for Modern Courts
    • Member, Argentina Lawyers Association of New York
    • Member, Committee on Standards of Attorney Conduct

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