Daniel-Charles (DC) Wolf focuses his practice on securities litigation, government investigations and complex business disputes. He represents clients in a variety of industries, including private equity, investment advisory, cryptocurrency, electric vehicles, technology and health care, among others.
DC has litigated bet-the-company corporate governance disputes and securities and shareholder lawsuits ranging from single-plaintiff cases to large class actions. He has helped fund managers, public companies, executives, attorneys and health-care professionals navigate sensitive government investigations. Additionally, he has litigated numerous complex business disputes involving M&A transactions, business partner separations, commercial agreements, vendor disputes and employee mobility and trade secrets.
DC also has significant experience in the cryptocurrency industry and has represented crypto investors, crypto investment funds and crypto company executives in bringing and defending against a variety of legal claims and in interfacing with regulatory and law enforcement agencies.
A seasoned litigator, DC has conducted jury trials, arbitrations, and appeals and helped clients resolve their disputes through mediation. He has extensive deposition experience, including defending the depositions of several executives of a public company, including the CEO.
DC maintains an active pro bono practice representing survivors of domestic violence seeking to escape the cycle of abuse.
Before joining McDermott, DC served as a law clerk to the Honorable John C. Coughenour in the US District Court for the Western District of Washington.
The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, Appellate Practice, Chicago, 2024
UCLA School of Law, JD, 2014
Tufts University, BA, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2010
US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar)
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
US District Court for the Western District of Washington
US District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
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