Daniel Schubert

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

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Greenwich Street 250
New York 10006 NY US

Daniel F. Schubert concentrates his practice on securities litigation and enforcement matters, as well as cybersecurity and data breach-related investigations, with extensive experience representing investment banks, financial institutions, accounting firms, corporations and individuals in a broad range of complex litigation, regulatory and enforcement matters.

Mr. Schubert was selected for inclusion in the Global Investigations Review’s “40 Under 40” List in 2014, which recognizes the world’s leading investigations lawyers under the age of 40. Mr. Schubert regularly appears before the SEC, FINRA, DOJ, PCAOB, CFTC, state attorneys general, and other federal and state regulators.

Mr. Schubert also has a robust practice representing institutions in connection with cybersecurity, data breach and related government investigations, with experience representing both retailers and financial institutions in connection with such matters.

Among other things, Mr. Schubert has represented institutions in cyber matters in connection with inquiries by the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, various state attorneys general, and Congress, and regularly advises on both controls and disclosure-related matters in the cyber arena.

Mr. Schubert’s litigation matters include representing a large financial institution in connection with a commercial real estate dispute; representing various underwriting groups in connection with multiple putative securities class actions; representing a large, international pharmaceutical company in connection with a contractual dispute and commercial arbitration; representing multiple corporations in connection with merger-related litigation; and representing multiple “AmLaw 100” law firms in connection with professional liability claims.

Experience :

  • Various retail and financial institutions in connection with data breach and cyber matters, including in connection with related federal and state regulatory and enforcement investigations into breaches
  • Morgan Stanley in connection with investigations by the DOJ and SEC into FCPA violations relating to Morgan Stanley’s real estate investing business in China, including the DOJ’s and SEC’s landmark declination vis-à-vis Morgan Stanley
  • A large financial institution in connection with a state attorney general investigation relating to structure credit products
  • Multiple large financial institutions in connection with FINRA inquiries relating to supervisory controls and regulatory reporting matters
  • Several “Big Four” accounting firms in connection with SEC investigations relating to various auditing and independence matters
  • A large, international pharmaceutical company in connection with a contractual dispute and commercial arbitration
  • Multiple individual executives in connection with insider trading, FCPA and other regulatory investigations.


  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2002
  • BA, History, Cornell University, 1999

ADMISSIONS : New York, United States Supreme Court

CLERKSHIPS : US District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2005 – 2006


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