Daniel S. Ruzumna

Daniel Ruzumna is a Partner at Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler in New York and leads its White Collar Defense and Investigations Group. Mr. Ruzumna’s practice focuses on the areas of white collar criminal defense and related regulatory proceedings, internal investigations, asset forfeiture proceedings, and complex financial litigation. He has represented corporations and individuals in many recent high-profile criminal and regulatory investigations involving alleged violations of the securities laws, antitrust laws, tax laws, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He also regularly advises clients on U.S. sanctions laws and anti-bribery and corruption issues.  Before joining Patterson Belknap in 2005, Mr. Ruzumna spent six years working at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where he last served as Acting Chief of the Major Crimes Unit. As a federal prosecutor, Mr. Ruzumna investigated and prosecuted white collar criminal cases involving bank fraud, mail and wire fraud, health care fraud, securities fraud, criminal tax violations, and money laundering.  He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the University of Michigan Law School, where he served as an editor of the Law Review.