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.
Favorite Movie Casablanca
Favorite Restaurant Ole
Guilty Pleasure none that I feel guilty about
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
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 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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