Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC is pleased to announce that corporate and government investigation, compliance and white collar defense attorney Daniel A. Solomon has joined the firm as partner. Dan adds extensive experience in a broad range of international regulatory compliance matters, in particular, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), corporate and government investigations, economic sanctions and export controls, and commercial transactions.
Dan most recently served as General Counsel for SAIC General Motors Co. and its subsidiaries, a Sino-U.S. joint venture. Prior to that, he led the global compliance program for the legal department of General Motors (GM) and also led GM’s investigations and anti-corruption practice areas. Dan’s expertise ranges from conducting internal investigations to in-depth insight into the Chinese legal system and the regulatory and compliance risks encountered by multinationals doing business in China. He has in-depth knowledge of joint venture and alliance formation, governance, and successful operation, as well as complex commercial transactions.
Dan has extensive experience leading sensitive anti-corruption/FCPA investigations and other investigations across the globe, including those presenting complex legal, political, and reputational risks.
Dan provides pragmatic advice for companies seeking to build, improve and defend their compliance programs. He advises clients with respect to the development of key corporate compliance policies, procedures and controls, third-party risk management and compliance risk assessments, and due diligence regarding bribery and other compliance risks in a broad range of corporate transactions.
About Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC's White Collar Team
Smith Pachter McWhorter is a “go to” boutique that represents not only some of the largest government contractors and businesses in the world but also small and mid-market companies, as well as executives and other individuals in white collar matters. Our White Collar Team is comprised of veteran practitioners who have served with the Department of Justice, the SEC, and other federal agencies, and practiced at some of the largest international law firms and corporations.
Our approach is personal and client-centric, focused on providing the highest caliber of legal service in a collegial environment. We couple our legal expertise and experience with language capabilities that permit us to help clients in some of the most challenging regulatory environments around the world, as our team includes attorneys fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, German, and Farsi.