Daniel Schwei is a Trial Attorney in the Federal Programs Branch, part of the United States Department of Justice's Civil Division. In this capacity, Mr. Schwei serves as the Government's lead or co-counsel in cases defending against challenges to federal statutes, suits to overturn government policies and programs, and attacks on the legality of government decisions. Mr. Schwei has appeared and argued on behalf of the Government in numerous federal district courts throughout the country.
Prior to joining the Department of Justice, Mr. Schwei served as a law clerk to the Honorable Raymond M. Kethledge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Mr. Schwei received his J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, and received his B.A. summa cum laude from Emory University.