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Daniel P. Mulhern

Partner / Boston

Overview

Daniel P. Mulhern is a partner in Nutter’s Corporate and Transactions Department and a member of the firm’s Public Policy group. Dan focuses his practice on advising public and privately-held companies on government relations, constituency building, and strategic planning. He helps clients navigate a wide range of legislative, regulatory, and community affairs. Dan also focuses on government investigations and enforcement, dispute resolution, and strategic decisions to enhance outcomes for clients.

Dan has been recognized locally and nationally for his work leading interdisciplinary, collaborative, and public-health-focused approaches to public safety. In 2009, Dan was part of a team from Boston awarded for community collaboration by the United States Attorney General and in 2012, the University of Massachusetts Boston presented Dan with its Robert H. Quinn Award for Outstanding Community Leadership in recognition of his contributions to significantly improve the quality of life in the Greater Boston area.

Prior to joining Nutter, Dan served as the Suffolk County First Assistant District Attorney in the office of Rachael Rollins, the former Suffolk County District Attorney of Massachusetts. In this capacity, he oversaw SCDAO’s trial teams and their handling of over 25,000 cases in courts across Suffolk County. Before that, he was a Senior Advisor to Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Director of the City of Boston’s Office of Public Safety, where he was responsible for establishing cross-agency and cabinet coordination to tackle the challenging and complex problems that lead to and perpetuate violence. Previously, Dan served as the Chief of the Gang Unit and the Safe Neighborhoods Initiative at SCDAO. Dan has also practiced as a Special Assistant United States Attorney and a prosecutor in Middlesex County and at the Attorney General’s office.

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Honors

Honors

  • Robert H. Quinn Award for Outstanding Community Leadership, 2012
  • United States Attorney General’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Community Partnerships for Public Safety, 2009

Education & Admissions

Education

Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
St. Michael’s College, B.A.

Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Before Nutter

Prior to joining Nutter, Dan served as the Suffolk County First Assistant District Attorney in the office of Rachael Rollins, the former Suffolk County District Attorney of Massachusetts. In this capacity, he oversaw SCDAO’s trial teams and their handling of over 25,000 cases in courts across Suffolk County.

Noteworthy

  • Robert H. Quinn Award for Outstanding Community Leadership, 2012
  • United States Attorney General’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Community Partnerships for Public Safety, 2009
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