Partner Profile: Daniel Rezneck

Each month, we highlight your efforts to make the justice system more accessible for DC residents. This Partner Profile features Daniel Rezneck, Senior Assistant at the Office of the Attorney General of the District of Columbia. He is a founding member of the DC Bar Foundation, a member of our Past President’s Council, and the inaugural Chair of the 77 Society. Thank you for your service to the Foundation, and to all DC residents, Mr. Rezneck.

Name
Daniel Rezneck

Job/Position
Senior Assistant Attorney General for the District of Columbia

Organization
Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

Years on the Job
16

Where did you grow up?
Troy, New York

What brought you to DC?
clerking for Justice Brennan

What was your first job in DC, and what did you learn?
clerking for Justice Brennan; I learned a lot.

INTERESTING FACTS

Favorite Movie
Casablanca

Favorite Restaurant
Ole

Guilty Pleasure
none that I feel guilty about

Hobbies
Reading

Hero
Justice Brennan

Your News Source(s)
4 newspapers a day and TV

One thing (other than your phone) you never leave the house without is…
OAG identification

CAREER PATH

Biggest failure
Abscam defense

Most rewarding element of your work
appearing in court

List three main challenges you faced early on in your career
joining Arnold, Fortas and Porter; making partner at Arnold and Porter; teaching at Georgetown University Law Center

If I hadn’t become a lawyer, I would be…
a historian

LEGAL AID

Legal aid is important to me because …
I know the needs of the District of Columbia

Your dream for our legal system is…
counsel for everyone who needs it.

The most pressing civil legal aid issue in DC is…
some form of civil Gideon.

 

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