Daniel H. Wirth is a partner in GDCR’s Litigation practice. His practice focuses on representing clients in complex securities litigation, business and contract disputes, including those involving restrictive covenants, trade secrets and intellectual property and other employment and commercial litigation. Mr. Wirth additionally represents firms and individuals in investigation and enforcement actions brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission, FINRA and other self-regulatory organizations. He also represents clients in employment discrimination, whistleblower and wrongful termination claims and prosecuting and defending RICO claims.
J.D., Northeastern School of LawB.A., Hampshire College
Georgia New York Massachusetts Supreme Court of Georgia Georgia Court of Appeals U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Mr. Wirth represents clients ranging from individuals and start-up companies to Fortune 500 financial-services firms in a broad range of matters and jurisdictions. He has significant experience in the financial-services industry and represents clients ranging from the largest broker-dealers to individual registered investment advisors and financial advisors in complex civil and regulatory litigation and investigations.
Mr. Wirth has represented broker-dealers and individuals in courts and arbitration panels in more than 30 states and has a focus on advising and representing financial-service clients regarding the transition of advisors between firms and claims relating to misappropriation of trade secrets, restrictive covenants, employee raiding employment discrimination, unfair competition, and claims relating to employees and officer’s duties of loyalties. He also represents securities broker-dealers and registered representatives in industry and customer disputes before FINRA arbitration panels.
Mr. Wirth has also successfully represented numerous clients in matters in which he has obtained expungements for his clients. Prior to joining the firm, he represented New York City in labor and employment law matters. During his tenure, he conducted discrimination trial work in matters covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act; appeared on labor arbitrations; and advised City management on workers compensation matters and disputes arising under collective bargaining agreements and civil service laws.