Dan C. Guthrie, Jr.

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Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Dallas, TX

Law Offices of Dan C. Guthrie, Jr.
 | 3131 McKinney Ave, Suite 600
Dallas, TX 75204
Phone: 214-730-4845
Fax: 214-953-0200
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Virtual Appointments
Attorney Profile

Dan C. Guthrie, Jr., is a white-collar criminal defense attorney in Dallas, Texas. The founder of the Law Offices of Dan C. Guthrie, Jr., Mr. Guthrie handles criminal matters involving all types of white-collar crime charges, such as fraud — including Paycheck Protection Program fraud — securities and tax law. He serves clients in Dallas and on a nationwide basis.

Mr. Guthrie has over 40 years of experience and is a renowned white-collar criminal defense attorney. Over the course of his career, he has successfully represented individuals, professionals and businesses in many different industries. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including being named a “top 100 trial lawyer” by The National Trial Lawyers receiving an AV Preeminent* peer review rating, the highest possible rating, from Martindale-Hubbell. He is also the editor of the monthly newsletter The White Collar Defense Report®. 

A highly respected authority in white-collar criminal defense, Mr. Guthrie is the author of numerous articles and regularly lectures on white-collar criminal defense matters. He frequently discusses his cases on various media outlets and to different publications.

Active in various professional associations, Mr. Guthrie belongs to the Dallas Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is also a member of the American Bar Association and serves on the White Collar Crime Committee.

Mr. Guthrie earned his law degree from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law. He holds a license to practice law in Texas and before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas, the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. Supreme Court.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
  • 100%Criminal Defense: White Collar
Focus Areas

Criminal Law - Federal

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Super Lawyers: 2020

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About Dan Guthrie, Jr.

Admitted: 1974, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.whitecollardefense.com/about/

Honors/Awards:

  • AV Preeminent rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers in 2013 and 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association’s White Collar Crime Committee, Member
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Dallas Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Mr. Guthrie is admitted to practice before the Northern District of Texas, the Southern District of Texas, the Northern District of Florida, the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Eighth Circuit and Eleventh Circuit, the United States Tax Court, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Owner of health care facilities under federal grand jury investigation for allegations of Medicare fraud claimed by the FBI to be in excess of $875 million. Result: No indictment.
  • Insurance company owner under criminal investigation for income tax fraud. Result: no indictment.
  • Largest ($165+ million loss) and longest fraud case ever tried in Texas (6 month trial/120 government witnesses), arising from the collapse of a condominium real estate market and the failure of several savings and loans. Result: hung jury.
  • Major public health care company under state and federal investigation. Result: no indictment.
  • Federal grand jury investigation of CEO of independent oil company accused of making misrepresentations to investors from Denmark to obtain over $30 million. Result: No indictment.
  • Owner and CEO of an insurance company under grand jury investigation in three different federal districts for use of $100 million of counterfeit securities. Result: No indictment.
  • Company that advises publicly held companies that own over $2 billion of property under federal grand jury investigation in the Southern District of New York for racketeering (RICO) charges and money laundering. Result: No indictment.
  • CEO and Chairman of the Board whose business empire included banks, insurance companies and nursing homes indicted in 23-count indictment for fraud. Result: Probation.
  • Texas State Representative charged with “double dipping” on expense reimbursements. Result: Deferred adjudication – case dismissed.
  • Vice President charged with embezzlement of over $100,000 from a major medical institution in Dallas. Result: Deferred adjudication- case dismissed.
  • Insurance agent under federal grand jury investigation for allegations of selling Ponzi scheme investments. Result: No indictment.
  • Individual who used inside information to make purchases in stock market immediately prior to company’s acquisition by major oil company. Result: No indictment.
  • Dallas accounting firm under investigation for allegations of fraudulent preparation of a company’s financial information involving its Chinese operations. Result: No indictment.
  • Individual under federal grand jury investigation for allegations of violations of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and bribery of foreign officials in South America to secure oil drilling rights. Result: No indictment.
  • Company with nationwide military base contracts under investigation for government contract fraud. Result: No indictment.
  • Executive in hotel management company under federal grand jury investigation for allegations of illegal immigration of workers into the United States. Result: No indictment.
  • Seizure from business owner of undeclared cash greater than $10,000 by U.S. Customs. Result: No indictment and money returned to the client.
  • CPA under investigation for insurance fraud. Result: No indictment.
  • Owner and CEO of insurance companies indicted for fraud and misapplication of company assets. Result: Deferred adjudication – case dismissed.
  • CEO of a major public company under investigation for allegedly making false financial statements in reports filed with the government. Result: No indictment.
  • Doctor indicted on federal charges of filing false and fraudulent income tax returns involving offshore investments in Panama. Result: Not guilty of all charges in a trial by jury.
  • Arkansas banker/lawyer indicted on eleven counts by Independent Counsel Ken Starr. Charges included that he and a co-defendant conspired to hide from the IRS over $50,000 in cash withdrawals by the Clinton for Governor campaign and conspired to funnel money from the bank to political campaigns including Clinton’s presidential exploratory committee. Result: Jury acquitted on four counts and were deadlocked on the remaining counts. Independent Counsel later dismissed all charges.
  • Dallas law firm under federal grand jury investigation in the Southern District of New York for conspiracy and fraud. Result: No indictment.
  • Well known public company under federal grand jury investigation for allegations of participating in a criminal anti-trust conspiracy with another major public company. Result: No indictment.
  • Vice President of public company under investigation for violation of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act involving allegations of bribes paid to foreign officials to secure a defense contract in the Middle East. Result: No indictment
  • CEO of Dallas investment bank under federal grand jury investigation for allegations of fraud. Result: No indictment.
  • Mortgage loan officer at major bank under investigation for allegations of falsifying mortgage loan documents. Result: No indictment.
  • Texas home builder under investigation for allegations of bank fraud in connection with company loans. Result: No indictment.
  • Large public insurance company under investigation by state and federal authorities for allegations of insurance fraud. Result: No indictment.
  • Dallas tax preparer indicted for preparing false and fraudulent tax returns that the IRS claimed caused over a $1.1 million loss to the federal government. Result: Probation.
  • COO of engineering company in Abu Dhabi indicted for export violations for trans-shipments from United States to Libya before economic sanctions lifted. Result: Indictment dismissed.
  • Doctor under investigation for allegations of improper billing practices for radiation procedures. Result: No indictment.
  • Durable goods supplier under federal grand jury investigation for alleged participation in Medicare fraud. Result: No indictment.
  • Businessman indicted for not reporting $4 million on his personal tax returns, fraud and money laundering as a result of his activities related to a trust in Guernsey and an insurance company in Turks and Caicos. Result: Home confinement for 6 months and probation.
  • Orthopedic surgeon under federal grand jury investigation for allegations of receiving “kickback” money from surgical parts supplier. Result: No indictment.
  • A doctor indicted in Alabama on federal charges of filing false and fraudulent income tax returns as a result of offshore activities. Result: not guilty of all charges after jury deliberation of only 2 1/2 hours.

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Educational Background:

  • Rice University, B.A., 1971

Industry Groups

  • Business Owners
  • Doctors
  • Executives
  • Health Care
  • Tax Preparers
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Office Location for Dan C. Guthrie, Jr.

3131 McKinney Ave
Suite 600
Dallas, TX 75204

Phone: 214-730-4845

Fax: 214-953-0200

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