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Daniel Fortune

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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Alabama, USA
    Local Time: Monday 12:19

Practice Expertise

  • Government Enforcement and Investigations
  • Cybersecurity and Privacy
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Areas of Practice

  • Cybersecurity and Privacy
  • Government Enforcement and Investigations
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Profile

Daniel Fortune represents clients in matters involving cybersecurity, white collar defense, government enforcement actions and regulatory compliance. In addition, Daniel has litigated more than 75 jury trials in federal and state courts involving complex matters and computer forensics. His clients value his proactive approach, as well as his commitment to protecting and defending their best interests and reputations.

Prior to joining Bradley, Daniel served as the lead cybersecurity attorney at a litigation boutique, and as a state prosecutor and federal prosecutor litigating matters involving computer forensics, white collar crime and government investigations. As the Deputy Chief Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division, he supervised major cybercrime, white collar fraud, public corruption, asset forfeiture and national security matters. He also served as the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Coordinator with top-secret security clearance, working on matters involving cleared defense contractors. In addition, Daniel supervised national and international investigations related to internet crime, money laundering, and cryptocurrencies.

During his time at the Department of Justice, Daniel was recognized by the FBI Director for his work with the National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force for achieving notable success in major crime control efforts and for contributions to complex and sensitive operations.

Daniel serves as an adjunct professor at the Birmingham School of Law and Miles School of Law, where he teaches Torts and Trial Advocacy. He is also a respected mentor and advisor for the Birmingham School of Law Mock Trial Team.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 2012
  • Colorado, 2002

Court Admissions
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama

Education

  • William & Mary Law School, J.D., 2002, Order of Barristers
  • University of Nevada at Las Vegas, B.A., 1998

Areas of Practice

  • Cybersecurity and Privacy
  • Government Enforcement and Investigations

Blogs

It Pays to Be Covered

Bradley's It Pays to Be Covered Blog discusses insurance law developments and industry trends in property and casualty insurance, including the growing cyber insurance market, coverage for drones, and blockchain exposures. We also address practical risk management strategies of interest to risk managers, legal staff, and corporate officers and directors responsible for property and casualty insurance policy portfolios, claims management, and resolution. Our attorneys provide insights based on...

Patent 213

Patent law, like most things in life, is subject to change. Changes to patent laws not only impact investment in your existing IP, but directly shape strategies to protect your freedom to operate. The Patent 213 blog provides up-to-date, insightful analysis of the evolution in the written description and enablement requirements of 35 USC 112 and the subject matter eligibility requirements of 35 USC 101. The Patent 213 blog analyzes key decisions from the district courts and the Federal Circuit,...

Underwritten

Underwritten covers topics related to life, health, disability and long-term care insurance. Our team of experienced attorneys and authors offers insight on the issues insurers face as they seek to serve their policyholders and to mitigate risk. The blog covers significant court decisions, regulatory actions, ERISA updates, NAIC activity, cybersecurity issues and any other matters that could have an impact on the insurance industry.

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