Daniel R. Walworth: Lawyer with Duane Morris LLP

Daniel R. Walworth

Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.
Phone215 979 1194

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
    Contact InfoTelephone: 215 979 1194
    Fax: 215 405 2917
    University University of Dayton, B.A., cum laude, 1998
    Law SchoolCornell Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2003
    Admitted2004, Alabama and New York; 2005, California; 2007, Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court for the Central District of California; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    BornColumbus, Ohio

    Daniel R. Walworth practices in the area of litigation, representing corporate and individual clients in a variety of criminal and civil litigation matters, including commercial and criminal proceedings in state and federal courts and government enforcement actions by, and disputes with, numerous state and federal agencies, as well as internal investigations.

    Mr. Walworth is a 2003 cum laude graduate of Cornell Law School and a cum laude graduate of the University of Dayton.

    Areas of Practice

    · Commercial Litigation

    · White-Collar Criminal Defense

    Representative Matters

    · Obtained through the Immigration IMPACT pro bono project lawful permanent residency for a domestic violence survivor, originally from Haiti, under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

    · Obtained a dismissal of a complaint filed in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County, alleging fraud, malpractice, unjust enrichment, illegal fees, and negligence against a former tax partner at an AmLaw 100 law firm. The complaint demanded $140 million, and arose from the implementation of allegedly illegal tax shelters.

    · Representing pro bono a human trafficking victim from Indonesia in a suit filed against her captors in Federal Court alleging she was lured to the United States under false pretenses and enslaved for the next 13 years, forced to work around the clock for pay well below the federal minimum, until she escaped in May 2011. She is seeking wages due and damages for RICO violations, forced labor, human trafficking and other charges.

    · Represented a Delaware corporation with respect to two agreements with Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc., including analysis of the provisions of the Nevada Revised Statutes that apply to companies doing business with casinos in Nevada, and analysis of internal compliance procedures in the gaming industry.

    · Represented Philadelphia charter school in state and federal investigations into alleged self-dealing by founder and former CEO, and assisted school in navigating structural and leadership changes permitting its continued operation and success.

    · Represented a university in an investigation into allegations against an athletic trainer, who had been accused of giving players prescription drugs and performing procedures requiring special certification or a medical license.

    · Obtained a decision from the Superior Court of Pennsylvania affirming the dismissal for improper venue of criminal charges filed against a client.


    · Duane Morris LLP
    - Partner, 2012-present
    - Associate, 2009-2011

    · WolfBlock LLP
    - Associate, 2007-2009

    · Brune & Richard LLP
    - Associate, 2006-2007

    · Habeas Corpus Resource Center
    - Attorney, 2004-2006

    · Federal Defenders, Middle District of Alabama
    - Assistant Federal Defender, 2003-2004


    Selected Publications

    · Co-author, "Third Circuit Upholds Permitting Testimony of Outside Corporate Counsel Against Former CEO," Duane Morris Alert, March 31, 2011

    · Co-author, "Positioning your organization for a RAC audit," Healthcare Financial Management, January 2011

    · Co-author, "Weathering a RAC Audit," Hospitals & Health Networks, December 6, 2010

    · Co-author, "The Implications of Rule 4003.8: Pre-Complaint Discovery," The Legal Intelligencer, October 27, 2008

    · Co-author, "Ethics of Destruction and Inadvertent Disclosure of Documents and ESI," The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, June 2008

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    Office Information

    Daniel R. Walworth

    30 South 17th Street
    PhiladelphiaPA 19103-7396


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