Daniel J. Beller - Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Daniel J. Beller

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

A partner in the Litigation Department, Daniel J. Beller has had extensive experience handling complex criminal and civil matters. Prior to joining the Firm, Dan served as an Assistant United States Attorney and Chief of the Major Crimes Unit in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

Dan has wide and deep experience handling both criminal and civil cases.

As a prosecutor, Dan handled numerous major investigations and, as lead counsel,  successfully tried approximately 15  jury trials to verdict.  Since entering private practice Dan has represented scores of corporate and individual clients in criminal and government enforcement investigations and has successfully handled cases involving alleged income tax evasion and fraud, price-fixing, money laundering, official corruption, commercial bribery, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, government procurement fraud, mail and wire fraud and insider trading, among others.

The range of civil matters he has handled has included practically every type of case including securities fraud, RICO, securities manipulation, mergers, antitrust, contract, tort, mortgage foreclosure and real estate litigation, intellectual property and bankruptcy.  He regularly counsels and represents clients on internal compliance and corporate investigations and the firm on professional responsibility matters.

Additional Information

Experience

Dan has wide and deep experience handling both criminal and civil cases.

As a prosecutor, Dan handled numerous major investigations and, as lead counsel,  successfully tried approximately 15  jury trials to verdict.  Since entering private practice Dan has represented scores of corporate and individual clients in criminal and government enforcement investigations and has successfully handled cases involving alleged income tax evasion and fraud, price-fixing, money laundering, official corruption, commercial bribery, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, government procurement fraud, mail and wire fraud and insider trading, among others.

The range of civil matters he has handled has included practically every type of case including securities fraud, RICO, securities manipulation, mergers, antitrust, contract, tort, mortgage foreclosure and real estate litigation, intellectual property and bankruptcy.  He regularly counsels and represents clients on internal compliance and corporate investigations and the firm on professional responsibility matters.

Harvard College BA 1968Yale Law School J.D. 1972

Client Comments

"Daniel Beller is super smart and has great judgment. He has total command of his cases."

-Jordan S. Bernstein
CI Capital Partners, LLC

Office Location

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
United States


Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Criminal Defense: White-Collar