Daniel R. Suvor

Partner

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Daniel Suvor

Daniel is co-chair of O’Melveny’s State Attorneys General Investigations and Litigation Group. He is an experienced litigator and strategic advisor who specializes in high-stakes litigation, government investigations and controversies, and regulatory matters. Daniel’s broad practice encompasses products liability, healthcare, environmental, technology, financial services, and white collar and investigation matters that could appear before government agencies.

Daniel also represents government agencies in appellate litigation and regulatory counseling matters. Daniel represents a large public entity on immigration issues and has filed numerous amicus briefs to further the entity’s support of immigrants and local law enforcement priorities.

Daniel previously served as Chief of Policy and Senior Counsel to California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris. In that position, he was a member of the four-person executive team that supervised and operated the 5,000-person California Department of Justice. As Harris’s primary legal policy advisor, Daniel was responsible for developing and executing the Attorney General’s policy initiatives and supervising some of the department’s most complex and high-profile matters, covering healthcare, technology and privacy, criminal justice, civil rights, environmental and consumer law. As a result, he has a deep understanding of the national state attorney general landscape and the best strategies for engagement with AG’s offices.

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Honors & Awards

  • Named to the “Top 40 Under 40” list of California attorneys by the Daily Journal (2020)
  • Named to Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of “Top Minority Attorneys in Los Angeles” (2020)
  • Named to the 40 & Under Hot List for White-Collar Crime and Product Liability Litigation by Benchmark Litigation (2019-2020)
  • Named to Latino Leaders Magazine’s “Top Latino Lawyers” (2017) 

Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • US District Court for the Northern, Central, and Eastern Districts of California
  • US Court of Appeals, Second, Ninth, and District of Columbia Circuits
  • US Supreme Court

Education

  • George Washington University, J.D.
  • University of Southern California, B.A.

Professional Activities

Speaking Engagements

  • “The Regulator Perspective,” California Privacy Law, Practising Law Institute (October 2020)
  • “The Regulator Perspective,” California Privacy Law, Practicising Law Institute (September 2019)

Events

In the News

The National Law Journal: Shifting Scrutiny - State AG Practices Prepare for New Priorities Under Biden

January 3, 2021

ThinkAdvisor: Kamala Harris’ Former Policy Chief Gives Peek Into New White House Priorities

November 19, 2020

Financial Times: Kamala Harris, a Moderate Bursts Through the Glass Ceiling

November 7, 2020

The American Lawyer: As State AGs Rush Into Policy Battles, Big Law Is Seizing the Opportunity

October 22, 2020

Daily Journal: “Top 40 Under 40”- Daniel Suvor

August 12, 2020

Los Angeles Business Journal: Top Minority Lawyers in Los Angeles

January 27, 2020

The American Lawyer: O’Melveny Forms State AG Practice as It Fights for J&J in Opioid Cases

October 28, 2019

Law360: O'Melveny Launches State Regulatory Defense Group

October 23, 2019

Mealey’s Daily News: Judge: Tribe Has Rights to Groundwater Pores, But Not Quantity, Quality of Water

April 29, 2019

Law360: 9th Circ. Urged to Uphold Block of TPS Termination

February 7, 2019

The Washington Post: Sen. Kamala Harris’s 2020 Policy Agenda

January 21, 2019

Alerts and Publications

Algorithmic Bias? Proposed California Legislation Targets Use of Algorithms by Financial Service Business and Digital and Software-Based Companies

December 23, 2020

The 2020 Election: What to Expect From State Attorneys General

November 24, 2020

CCPA Case Tracker

October 19, 2020

Daily Journal: A Reprieve for DACA Recipients

July 2, 2020

California Supreme Court Decides Local Prosecutors Can Seek Statewide Recovery for UCL Violations

June 29, 2020

California Pursues Sweeping New Legislation That Would Expand Application of False Claims Act Into the Tax Fraud Arena

June 18, 2020

California Attorney General Issues Final Proposed CCPA Regulations

June 4, 2020

May Price Gouging Update

June 4, 2020

California Attorney General Reinforces Need for CCPA Compliance

April 15, 2020

California Department of Business Oversight Sues One of the Nation’s Largest Student Loan Servicers

April 7, 2020

California Supreme Court to Hear Oral Argument Regarding Scope of Local Prosecutors’ Recovery for UCL Violations

March 26, 2020

Attorney General Xavier Becerra Releases Modified CCPA Regulations

February 18, 2020

California Attorney General Notifies California Consumers of Their Rights Under the California Consumer Privacy Act

January 8, 2020

O’Melveny Releases CCPA Toolkit, A Resource for California’s New Privacy Law

December 19, 2019

Cybersecurity Is an Affair of States Too

February 26, 2019

Press Releases