Dan Flaherty is the former team leader of the Litigation Practice Group and practices in the Milwaukee, Appleton and Green Bay offices. His practice focuses on complex business litigation. Prior to joining the Firm, Dan was a Federal Prosecutor in the United States Department of Justice, United States Attorneys Office, Eastern District of Wisconsin where he specialized in financial institution fraud investigations and prosecutions. While a Federal Prosecutor, Dan served as the lead prosecutor on a number of significant cases, including multi-million dollar white-collar fraud prosecutions. Dan was the lead prosecutor in John Morken bank fraud case and many other major white collar prosecutions including bank, wire fraud and tax prosecutions. Prior to serving in the U.S. Attorney's Office, he practiced in the Washington, D.C. office of a national law firm.
Dan's civil and criminal litigation experience includes antitrust, complex corporate disputes, financial institutions, health care, intellectual property, internal corporate (including Sarbanes-Oxley) investigations, securities and tax litigation. Dan's practice includes trial work in state and federal courts throughout the country and domestic and international arbitration and mediation.
Dan is a Past-President and Founding Board Member of The Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association.
Dan is listed in:
- Chambers USA for General Commercial Litigation
- Best Lawyers for Business Litigation
- Wisconsin Super Lawyers in the Business Litigation Category
- Benchmark Litigation as a Local Litigation Star
- Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
Admitted To Practice
Washington, D.C. - 1988
Wisconsin - 1986
Illinois - 1986
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
United States District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Supreme Court
Recognized by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (General Commercial Litigation, 2008 - 2016)
Listed in Best Lawyers (Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), 2007 - present)
Recognized as a Wisconsin Super Lawyer (2005 - 2017)
Recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a Local Litigation Star (Antitrust, General Commercial, Securities and White Collar Crime, 2012 - 2016, 2018)
AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
Juris Doctor, University of Wisconsin Law School, 1986
Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, Political Science and Russian area studies