Danny Griffin

Miller & Martin PLLC
1180 W Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309-3407
(404) 962-6100
www.millermartin.com


Danny Griffin has 28 years of experience in civil and criminal litigation. He conducts internal investigations, and helps individuals and companies navigate difficult situations. He has represented more than 30 clients who were "targets" of federal criminal investigations where no charges were ever filed, and has convinced federal prosecutors to dismiss indictments against his clients on seven different occasions. He has also successfully initiated and defended False Claims Act (qui tam) cases brought by "whistleblowers." According to Chamber's USA, the leading authority on legal industry rankings based on in-depth interviews with clients and peers, Danny is among Georgia's leading White Collar Crime defense attorneys. Sources hold him in high esteem labeling him "an outstanding lawyer who brings a practical approach combined with his very intellectual abilities," and stating "You can't get a better lawyer than him; he's very wise and has great judgment and instincts."

Danny was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia (1997-2002), and has handled cases involving alleged antitrust violations, bribery, customs violations, embezzlement, environmental offenses, Executive Order violations, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) violations, healthcare fraud, immigration offenses, income tax offenses, insider trading, kickbacks, money laundering, mortgage fraud, obstruction, perjury, public corruption, SBA fraud, securities fraud, and mail, wire, honest services and bank fraud. He has also handled cases involving asset forfeiture, the False Claims Act, government contract debarment proceedings, the recovery of stolen/embezzled funds, libel and slander, music royalties, stock options, products liability, medical malpractice and wrongful death.

J.D., cum laude, The University of Georgia School of Law, 1986
Georgia Law ReviewB.B.A., The University of Georgia, 1983

Bar Admissions

Georgia

Clerkships

Law Clerk for United States District Court Judge Harold L. Murphy (1986-1988).

Accolades

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business - Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations since 2013The Best Lawyers in America? - Criminal Defense: White-Collar since 2007The Best Lawyers in America? - Qui Tam Law since 2015Georgia Trend magazine - Legal Elite: Criminal Defense since 2007Georgia Super Lawyers - Top 100, 2016Georgia Super Lawyers - White Collar Criminal Defense since 2008National Trial Lawyers - Top 100: Criminal DefenseIBA Who's Who Legal - Georgia Leading Business Crime Lawyers

Memberships

American Bar AssociationAtlanta Bar AssociationLitigation Counsel of America - FellowState Bar of Georgia, General Practice and Trial Section - Board Member, 2002-2016