R. Daniel "Dan" Boyce is a civil and criminal trial attorney with nearly three decades of experience representing clients in a number of civil, criminal and regulatory matters across a broad spectrum of industries. He is Board Certified as a specialist in state and federal criminal law by the North Carolina State Board of Legal Specialization.
His civil trial practice includes:
- Representation of individuals and businesses before administrative, licensing, disciplinary and grievance boards including those handling medical, dental, nursing, legal, accounting, real estate, contractor, appraisal, law enforcement, and respiratory, massage and speech therapy
- Corporate, partnership and business disputes and fraud investigations, including unfair and deceptive trade practices
- Corporate internal investigations detecting employee malfeasance including embezzlement
- Class action lawsuits involving tax, federal contracts and constitutional issues
His criminal defense trial practice includes:
- Federal grand jury investigations
- Bank, wire and mail fraud
- Health care fraud (including Medicare/Medicaid)
- Environmental issues
- Money laundering and tax matters
- Conflicts of interest
- Political corruption
Dan has worked as a Federal Prosecutor (Assistant U.S. Attorney for Eastern District of North Carolina) where he earned numerous commendations and awards including the U.S. Department of Justice Special Achievement Award in recognition of Sustained Superior Performance of Duties. He was a licensed private investigator in North Carolina and gained experience conducting corporate internal investigations. He continues to provide legal services assisting companies in detecting fraud, embezzlement and other internal misconduct, responding to grand jury subpoenas and Federal investigators and corporate crisis management.
Additionally, he served as Special Counsel to the North Carolina House of Representatives Ethics Committee for Investigation of Unethical Conduct by a State Legislator and as Special Counsel to the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Administrative Proceedings involving the tobacco industry in four states. In 2000, he was the Republican candidate for North Carolina State Attorney General.
Dan is the past president of the Wake County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, and has been a board member for a range of local and state organizations, including the North Carolina State Bar, Criminal Section.