Danish (DAA-n'sh) Hamid is a Partner in DLA's Washington, DC office with over 20 years' experience with international corporate, regulatory compliance, and internal investigations matters. He advises clients with respect to cross-border transactions, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and national security, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other anti-corruption laws, anti-money laundering/anti-terrorist financing laws, and US economic sanctions and embargoes. Danish's practice also covers World Bank/MDB sanctions and debarment.

Danish has led numerous internal investigations in China and other Asian countries, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. He guides clients on designing and implementing multinational compliance programs and supports regulatory due diligence efforts in the context of M&A transactions, private placements, capital market deals, joint ventures, and sales representative, reseller, and supply chain relationships. Given his extensive corporate experience, Danish approaches complex regulatory concerns with a “solutions-oriented” perspective. This gives his practice a unique edge.

 Danish has spoken on numerous occasions on various CFIUS, FCPA, AML, sanctions, and related topics and regularly provides compliance training to clients. He authored the CFIUS Chapter of the American Bar Association's Aerospace and Defense Industries Year in Review. He is also the author of the FCPA chapter of the third edition of Corruption and Misuse of Public Office, a leading treatise published by Oxford University Press.

Danish has served clients ranging from emerging businesses to prominent international public companies in the financial services, venture capital, technology, defense, aerospace, healthcare, and energy fields. He has a law degree with honors from the University of Oxford and a Juris Doctor from the George Washington University Law School, where he was a member of the International Law Review.