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Daniel A. Holman

Associate, Litigation Department


Daniel Holman is a senior associate in the Litigation practice of Paul Hastings’ Washington, D.C. office. He is an expert in cross-border investigations, government enforcement, and related litigation, with experience in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and anti-bribery enforcement, sanctions and export controls, anti-money laundering, antitrust, and other complex regulatory issues.

In the U.S., Mr. Holman has represented companies and individuals in matters before the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, the Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control, and in U.S. congressional investigations. Outside the U.S., Mr. Holman has led internal and government-facing investigations in more than 20 countries around the world. Mr. Holman speaks fluent Spanish and has significant background with clients in the high tech, energy, and financial services industries, among other areas. Representative cases include:

  • Advising a leading global technology company in a six year FCPA investigation, managing investigative activities in over 10 countries
  • Advising a leading U.S. financial institution in a three year investigation relating to Russia and Venezuela sanctions
  • Advising a Latin American oil and gas company in a three year FCPA investigation
  • Advising a global aerospace firm in a multiyear FCPA investigation and settlement
  • Advising an Israeli technology firm in an export control investigation across three jurisdictions
  • Advising a U.S. agribusiness company in a multiyear criminal antitrust investigation across three jurisdictions
  • Advising a global technology services firm in a worldwide competition risk assessment
  • Representing a senior U.S. government official in Congressional impeachment hearings

In addition to his investigations practice, Mr. Holman has led pro bono projects on global human rights issues for the OECD and the Organization of American States (OAS), among other clients. He was a named runner up Rising Star for White Collar & Investigations practice area by the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) in 2021, and co-authored an amicus brief on foreign sovereign immunity that was cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in Jesner v. Arab Bank. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Holman was a Harvard Frederick Sheldon Fellow and a Visiting Fellow at the UNAM Juridical Research Institute in Mexico City in 2015, where his research focused on anti-corruption in public procurement.

Mr. Holman is admitted to practice law in Texas and Washington, D.C.


  • Harvard Law School, J.D. (cum laude), 2014
  • Rice University, B.A. with Honors (magna cum laude), 2006

Engagement & Publications

  • Saudi Arabia Amends its Anticorruption Law: A New Kid in Town? (January 27, 2022) (coauthor).
  • FCPA Opinion Procedure Release 20-01 – Much Ado About Nothing? (August 18, 2020) (coauthor).
  • Anti-Money Laundering Regulation of Cryptocurrency: U.S. and Global Approaches, International Comparative Legal Guide to Anti-Money Laundering (2018) (coauthor).
  • The Presidential Candidates on Campaign Finance Reform, Corporate Counsel (March 23, 2016) (coauthor).
  • Brand Risks: Trump, Miss USA and Jose Andres, Corporate Counsel (March 16, 2016) (coauthor).
  • Ethics Regulation of Government Contractors, Risk & Regulation (Winter 2015) (coauthor).

Practice Areas






District of Columbia Bar

Texas Bar


Harvard Law School, J.D. 2014

Rice University, B.A. 2006

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