Overview

Daniel Kearney is a government, regulatory & internal investigations partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Daniel’s practice focuses on enforcement and regulatory matters for financial institutions, as well as government regulatory litigation and policy counseling. He has handled a variety of enforcement actions and other regulatory matters before the Federal Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice. In addition, he has litigated cases in the federal district courts, courts of appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States, including cases involving consumer protection matters, the Administrative Procedure Act, and Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Daniel’s counseling practice encompasses banking regulation, consumer protection regulation, administrative law, and constitutional issues.

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Recognition

Recommended by The Legal 500 United States for financial services regulation in 2017

Selected as a "Rising Star" in the 2013, 2014 and 2015 editions of Washington D.C. Super Lawyers

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts

Education

  • Yale Law SchoolJ.D.2004

    Notes Editor, The Yale Law Journal

    Coker Fellow

  • Boston CollegeM.A., Classics1999
  • Princeton School of Public and International AffairsA.B.1996
    Certificate in Engineering Management Systems