University of California, Berkeley (B.A 2005)

Security Studies at Georgetown’s Walsh School of Foreign Service (2007-2008)

Doctoral Program in Political Science at the University of Illinois (2013)

Dan A. Shalmon

Managing Director


Dan Shalmon serves as Managing Director at Sparacino PLLC. He focuses on due diligence, research, and investigations in support of litigation. His work draws on a diverse set of analytical skills developed over 20 years in the public and private sector.

Before joining Sparacino PLLC, Mr. Shalmon was Chief Analytics Officer for a strategic communications and employee team assessment firm. He also worked at the University of Illinois’ Cline Center for Advanced Social Research, a data science-driven research organization that focuses on terrorism, conflict dynamics, and extreme-scale media analytics. In that role, he developed a number of collaborative projects and public-private partnerships. These included a founding membership in the Global Registry of Violent Deaths consortium, an international association of scientific and policy research organizations convened by the Brookings Institution and the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute for the purpose of monitoring violence globally.

Mr. Shalmon’s work on national security issues and crisis-related media coverage has been published in publications including Foreign Affairs and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Previously, Mr. Shalmon worked as a consultant and contractor for the U.S. Department of Defense and other U.S. government agencies.

Mr. Shalmon is not a lawyer, does not provide legal advice, and works under the supervision of partners of the Firm who are licensed to practice law in Washington, D.C.