Dan Schorr is a former criminal prosecutor and municipal inspector general with more than 20 years of legal and investigative experience. He manages a variety of complex assignments, including investigations into sexual misconduct, Civil Rights, and fraud allegations at educational institutions, corporations, and government entities. In addition to specializing in Title IX investigations, Dan assists higher education and K-12 schools by conducting policy and program reviews, training personnel on all aspects of Title IX and Civil Rights compliance, and serving in hearing officer and decision maker roles. Dan is a pre-approved Sexual Misconduct Investigator for the United Educators ProResponse Expert Services Benefit.
Before founding Dan Schorr LLC, Dan was a managing director at Ankura and Kroll, overseeing a broad range of international investigations and monitorships. He previously served as inspector general for the city of Yonkers, NY, supervising a staff of investigators responsible for fostering efficient and effective government through audits, investigations, and policy recommendations to the city council and the mayor. In that position, Dan oversaw major investigations into such issues as integrity monitoring, overtime costs, vendor accountability, consolidation, and cost-saving initiatives.
Dan began his legal career as an assistant district attorney, specializing in the investigation and prosecution of sex crimes, domestic violence, child abuse, and homicides. He also served as a vice president in the law division at Morgan Stanley, where he conducted internal fraud investigations. He has appeared as a commentator on legal issues for television news programs on ABC, Fox News, CNN, Law and Crime Network, the BBC, and elsewhere.
Dan is also an adjunct professor at the Fordham University School of Law in New York, teaching Special Victims: Domestic Violence and Sex Crimes. Through a grant from the US Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, he previously taught Chinese judges and lawyers about the US criminal justice system at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
Dan earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School, and M.A. and B.A. degrees in English from the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Final Table: A Novel, which was published in 2021.