Daniel was born and raised in Marietta, Georgia. He graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas, and he holds a Master of Healthcare Administration from Seton Hall University and a Master of Business Administration, with a concentration in International Business, from the University of Texas at El Paso. Daniel holds a double certification in Healthcare Compliance and as a Compliance and Ethics Professional.
Daniel manages the Law Office of Daniel R. Crumby, LLC, where he focuses on complex litigation and business law including white-collar defense; defense of corporate, and individual clients in state and federal courts around the country; medical malpractice; nursing home and elder abuse; healthcare compliance and investigations; personal injury, and criminal law.
Prior to starting his practice, Daniel worked at a mid-sized law firm in Atlanta, and he specialized in criminal and civil healthcare-related white-collar cases, medical malpractice, healthcare compliance, internal investigations, and defending insurance companies and their insurers in complex cases, including lawsuits filed against skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities.
Immediately prior to working at a civil defense firm, Daniel defended the United States and its agencies in federal and state courts, and he served as a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of Georgia and the Western District of Texas. As a federal prosecutor, Daniel directed and prosecuted numerous cases including healthcare fraud, bank fraud, procurement fraud, mortgage fraud, wire fraud, theft of government funds, drugs and alien smuggling, child exploitation, human and sex trafficking, and other criminal violations. In 2014, Daniel received a Commendation from the Federal Bureau of Investigation Director, James B. Comey.
Daniel previously served in the United States Army as military police and as a Judge Advocate General (“JAG”) officer in a variety of assignments before resigning his commission as a Captain. The Army twice awarded Daniel the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medals, and the Fort Bliss Ambassador Award, among others, for his military service.
Daniel is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, State Bar of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Georgia and the Western District of Texas.
- Seton Hall University, Class of 2015, M.H.A.
- University of Texas - El Paso, Class of 2011, M.B.A., International Business
- University of Texas School of Law, Class of 2006, J.D.
- University of Texas - El Paso, Class of 2003, B.A.
- Mentor, Cobb County Veteran’s Court
- United States Army (Judge Advocate Generals’ Corps., 2007 – 2011)
- Legislative Intern to The Honorable Eliot Shapleigh (Texas Senate, 2005)
- United States Army (Military Police, 1996 – 2000)
- State Bar of Texas
- State Bar of Georgia
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
- Seton Hall University School of Law (Healthcare Compliance Certification Program)
- Certified Healthcare Compliance
- Certified Corporate Compliance and Ethics Professional
- American Health Lawyers Association
- Health Care Compliance Association
- Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics
- American Bar Association
- National Black Lawyers Association
Honors and Awards
- National Black Lawyers Top 100
- National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
- Best Capstone Presentation: Are Insurance Companies, Hospitals, and Consumers Disadvantaged when Pharmaceutical Companies Conspire to Delay Entry of Generic Drugs on the Market?
- Certificate of Recognition, Director James B. Comey, Federal Bureau of Investigation
- Certification of Appreciation, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
- Meritorious Service Medal (2009, 2010)
- Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition, The Honorable Silvestre Reyes, U.S. Representative, Texas 16th Congressional District
- Community Service Leadership Certificate of Appreciation, Internal Revenue Service
- Fort Bliss Ambassador Award (2008)
- Opioids: The New Frontier, The Guy Carpenter Symposium
- Opioids: The New Frontier, Georgia Society of Healthcare Risk Managers
- Guest Speaker, Student Pledge Against Gun Violence, Butler High School and Tutts Middle School
- Panelist, The Impact of Human Trafficking (for labor and sexual purposes) at the National and Local Level, The Ninth National Conference on Health Disparities and The National Environmental Justice Conference & Training Program
- Panelist, Criminal Law Ethical Fundamentals, National Bar Association Annual Conference
- Guest Speaker for the Department of Justice, National Bar Association Annual Conference
- Guest Speaker, Human and Sex Trafficking, National Bar Association Annual Conference
- Lecturer: Constitutional Law, Criminal Offenses, and Criminal Procedures, Western Regional Department of the Army Police Academy
- Lecturer: Federal Criminal Statutes, the Laws of Armed Conflict, the Code of Conduct, and Ethics, United States Army