Daniel Alonso is a Partner in the New York office of Buckley LLP. His practice focuses on white collar representation of corporations and individuals, internal investigations, complex civil litigation, and monitorships. Mr. Alonso also advises clients on compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the U.S. sanctions regimes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and anti-money laundering under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), among other matters. He has represented public and private companies, audit committees, corporate executives, and government agencies, and has led numerous investigations and compliance reviews in Latin America, as well as in the United Kingdom and Asia.
Mr. Alonso has more than 30 years of criminal, civil, and compliance experience. He served in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York for nearly a decade, including three years as Chief of the Criminal Division, and was later the Chief Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. In between, Mr. Alonso was a litigation partner at an Am Law 100 firm, and just prior to joining Buckley he served as Managing Director and General Counsel at global compliance firm Exiger.
Mr. Alonso currently serves on the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Standards of Attorney Conduct, and until recently was a member of the Attorney Grievance Committee for New York’s First Judicial Department. He is also a member of the 2020 and 2021 Integrity & Compliance Taskforce of the B20, the G20’s dialogue with the global business community. Previously, Mr. Alonso was a gubernatorial appointee to the New York State Commission on Public Integrity, and in 2009 was appointed Special Counsel to a New York State Senate Select Committee that investigated, and recommended the expulsion of, a senator convicted of domestic violence. He is a former co-chair of the New York State White Collar Crime Task Force, and the former chair of the Council on Criminal Justice of the New York City Bar Association.