Daniel Chaudoin is a partner in the Government, Regulatory & Internal Investigations Practice Group in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Daniel’s practice focuses on representing financial institutions in connection with investigations regarding the federal securities laws, as well as consumer protection laws and unfair and deceptive trade practices. He regularly appears before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), FINRA, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.


Thought Leadership


Daniel Chaudoin, Zachary Brez, Daniel Kearney and William Osberghaus, “The SEC’s New Approach to Neither-Admit-Nor-Deny Policy May Not Be So New After All,” New York Law Journal (December 2021)


Recommended in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 United States for Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense 

Recommended in the 2018 edition of The Legal 500 United States for his financial services regulation practice


Admissions & Qualifications

  • District of Columbia


  • University of Chicago Law SchoolJ.D.with Honors1996
  • Swarthmore CollegeB.A., Philosophy

    with High Honors

    Phi Beta Kappa