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John L. Daly

MARK F. DALY is a Senior Litigation Counsel at the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice. Since joining Tax Division, Mark has successfully handled the investigation and prosecution of numerous complex criminal tax cases involving individuals and entities involved in schemes to defraud the United States of income taxes through the use of undeclared offshore bank accounts. In that role, he has been actively engaged in developing overall strategy and managing teams of Tax Division prosecutors and IRS Special Agents, while assisting other prosecutors and investigating agents throughout the country. In 2010, Mark conducted the grand jury investigation and served as lead trial counsel for the first trial arising from the offshore initiative, United States v. Cohen, et al. (S.D. Fla.), which involved a decades-long, $30 million scheme by father and son international hotel developers who evaded taxes through the use of nominees, sham corporations, and offshore bank accounts. After a month-long trial, both defendants were convicted and later sentenced to ten years imprisonment and millions of dollars in fines and restitution. Mark is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Duke University School of Law. He joined the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division in 2002 and the Tax Division in 2006. While at the Civil Rights Division, Mark served as the lead attorney investigating conditions of confinement at juvenile correctional facilities and adult detention facilities in Hawaii, Louisiana and Oklahoma. He handled complex civil litigation and white collar criminal defense while in private practice with the law firms Drinker, Biddle & Reath, LLP and Goodwin Proctor, LLP.