9Dan K. Webb
Daniel K. “Dan” Webb is an American attorney and former U.S. attorney, renowned for his involvement and contribution in high-profile prosecutions and corporate defense. Webb graduated from Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois and then went on to attend Loyola University Chicago School of Law. He then received a J.D. in 1970.
Webb is a former United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois. He served in this position from 1981 to 1985. He served as an assistant U.S. attorney in the special prosecutions division of the U.S. attorney’s office of the Northern District of Illinois from 1970 to 1976. In 1990, Webb received international proclaim for exposing corruption all levels during his prosecution of retired Admiral John Poindexter in the Iran–Contra affair. Though the convictions were overturned on appeal, his greatest achievement remains his role in exposing corruption at all levels during the Iran-Contra trials. This case even included an interrogation of Ronald Reagan.