Laguardia, Daniel H.R.

Daniel H.R. Laguardia

Daniel Laguardia, a partner in the firm’s Litigation Group, represents and advises corporate clients and various financial institutions, including banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds, mutual funds and private equity funds, in securities litigation, internal investigations, regulatory matters and complex commercial litigation at the trial and appellate levels. He was a law clerk to Judge Anthony J. Scirica of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, from 1999 to 2000 and to Judge David G. Trager, U.S. District Court, E.D.N.Y., from 1998 to 1999.

Selected Experience

  • Retained by private equity fund to lead internal investigation, litigation, and situation management in connection with potential fraud involving projects in Asia and the Middle East
  • Leading internal investigation for special committee of Board of Directors of U.S. bank in connection with unexpected derivatives-based trading losses and representing committee in connection with ensuing litigation and regulatory inquiries
  • Representing U.S. bank employee sued by Department of Justice for alleged FIRREA violation in connection with foreign-exchange transactions for custodial clients
  • Advising U.S. broker dealer on federal securities law compliance issues in connection with market making activities
  • Advising multinational financial institutions and information technology companies on corruption, FCPA and disclosure issues in connection with operations in Latin America and Asia


  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 1998
    • Managing Editor, Annual Survey of American Law
  • University of Chicago, B.A., 1993


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