Danielle P. Van Wert

Danielle Van Wert,

a senior associate in the Silicon Valley office, is a member of the Securities Litigation Group.

Ms. Van Wert's practice focuses on securities litigation and white collar criminal defense. She represents companies and individuals in securities-related regulatory investigations, including SEC and FINRA matters, and also represents special committees in internal investigations. In addition, Ms. Van Wert's practice focuses on shareholder derivative actions and actions brought under federal and state securities laws.

Her significant involvement in recent cases include the following.

Representation of a former CFO of a technology company in action brought by the SEC alleging revenue recognition and accounting fraud.
Representation of multiple board special committees in connection with internal investigations arising out of stock options issues.
Representation of a former manager of a brokerage company in FINRA investigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Van Wert was an associate at DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Securities Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement, 2) White Collar & Corporate Investigations, 3) SEC & Regulatory Investigations & Enforcement Actions and 4) Securities Class ActionsS
Law School J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2001
Admitted Year 1994
Education B.A., Political Science, University of California, Davis, 1998
Bar Member / Association State bar of California
Most recent firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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