Daniel Richman

Daniel Richman

Daniel Richman was previously employed with the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York as an Assistant United States Attorney, serving in that capacity from 1992-1999. Additionally, he currently consults for both DOJ and Treasury and teaches criminal adjudication at Columbia Law School specializing in federal criminal law matters.

Early Life and Education

He has written numerous popular books, such as This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession (Penguin 2006) which spent twelve months on the New York Times bestseller list and was named one of the year’s best science books by The Globe and Mail. Additionally, he has performed stand-up comedy as well as providing jokes to Jay Leno, Arsenio Hall, and nationally syndicated comic strip Bizarro.

Daniel graduated with honors from Harvard University with Summa cum laude. Since then, he has served as a clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall on the U.S. Supreme Court and Chief Judge Wilfred Feinberg on the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals; served as legal commentator on television and radio shows; expert witness in state, federal and international criminal and civil proceedings.

Professional Career

Daniel is a multi-talented musician, producer and singer/songwriter. He has performed as bass player with several artists such as Brian Bromberg, Free Flight, Mark Masters Jazz Orchestra, Gary Novak, Pat Kelley Gregg Karukas and Kilauea among many others. Additionally he works as composer/arranger, recording engineer and studio owner.

He has released six albums and received a GRAMMY nomination in the Best Hawaiian Music Album category, performing both recital and on the Dame Myra Hess Concert Series. Additionally, his solo cabaret programs include And the Woman Made for Man by Men written to be performed by women performers; Natural Phenomena: Songs about Stars Roses & Rain from multiple genres and Schubert-Weill Weill-Schubert with songs by both composers featured together;

He currently holds the role of Managing Director with SRS Northeast region and specializes in landlord/tenant representation, business development, and the acquisition of retail properties.

Achievement and Honors

He has received many honors and recognitions, such as being honored in the Global Directory of Who’s Who biographical registry that recognizes successful individuals from diverse industries and fields of expertise.

He has also received the Daniel Patrick O’Connor Award. This prize recognizes graduating seniors who demonstrate outstanding commitment to social justice issues while having great appreciation for Colorado College.

The Telly Savalas and T. Christopher Boardman Memorial Award in Film and Media Studies recognizes students who have made outstanding contributions to campus in terms of academic engagement, creative excellence or co-curricular service. Recipients will receive an engraved RMAG geology pick courtesy of Daniel Crecelius’ family.

Personal Life

Daniel Caesar has managed to keep his personal life relatively inconspicuous despite his fame. He remains single, without children or any scandalous headlines as has become common in other celebrity lives.

At Harvard University he graduated with highest distinction, before going on to Yale Law School where he clerked for Justice Thurgood Marshall of the US Supreme Court before eventually becoming an instructor at Columbia.

He has published more than 30 legal articles and provided expert testimony in numerous state, federal, and international criminal and civil proceedings. Additionally, he served as an adviser for former FBI Director James Comey as well as consultant to both the Department of Justice and Treasury.

Net Worth

He has amassed an estimated net worth of over $110 Million and is a partner in multiple real estate projects focusing on acquisition and development. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Finance from George Washington University as well as attending City College of New York and Harvard Graduate School of Design as an undergraduate student.

His parents were actors, so he was introduced to the industry at an early age. Their support has helped keep him grounded after attaining such great fame.

David was Director of A&R at 415 Records for several years before engineering and producing albums by The Big Race, The Afflicted, Santana and Blue Oyster Cult among others.

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