Daniel Nardello is the Chairman and CEO of Nardello & Co., where he oversees the firm’s global commitments, lending his critical thinking and expertise to complex litigation, activist defense, asset tracing, and anti-corruption matters. He has lived and worked in London and Rome, directing investigative teams in both countries for US and international clients.
Dan has written and spoken on a wide range of topics, including the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, defending corporations from activist attacks, vetting board candidates in the #MeToo era, and conducting defense investigations in white collar cases. He created and teaches a New York- and California-certified CLE ethics course entitled Retaining Private Investigators: Ethical Considerations and Concerns.
Dan has been recognized as a Band 1 investigator by Chambers and Partners, which calls Dan the “gold standard for private investigators.” Quoting his clients, Chambers lauds Dan as “quite simply the best there is,” recommending his ability to “quickly get to the heart of the issue and the strategic objectives.” He was also commended as “super smart” and as someone who “can tailor the investigative program to the needs of whatever the client wants. Talking to Dan is like talking to another lawyer at your firm who has expertise in investigative matters. He’s a great sounding board. You think you want something, and he’ll tell you what you actually want, and that’s invaluable.” Clients tell Chambers that “there’s no one like him in the US.” Dan is also recommended by Who’s Who Legal as a leading expert in asset recovery.