Bart Daniel co-heads the White Collar Crime Defense and Government Investigations team. His practice focuses on both civil and criminal litigation. He has tried numerous white collar, healthcare, environmental, securities, and general litigation matters to verdict in South Carolina. Nominated by President George H.W. Bush, Mr. Daniel was confirmed and served as U.S. Attorney for the District of South Carolina from 1989 to 1992. During his tenure, he served as lead prosecutor during Operation Lost Trust, a federal investigation that resulted in the conviction of 17 members of the S.C. General Assembly, seven lobbyists, and three others for bribery, extortion, or drug use.He has served as special counsel to the governor, conducting an internal investigation into allegations of public corruption and influence peddling in state government. He also served as lead counsel for the S.C. House of Representatives before a three-judge federal panel in a trial involving reapportionment and the drawing of district lines. He also was appointed special counsel by the S.C. securities commissioner to handle a complex security fraud matter with national implications.