Daniel is a commercial litigator with experience representing a wide variety of companies and non-profit enterprises, including financial institutions, insurers, manufacturers, high-tech companies, and others. Daniel's practice focuses on complex commercial disputes, including contract disputes, business torts, fraud claims, employee non-compete and trade secret cases, and shareholder disputes. Daniel has experience in white collar defense and internal investigations involving securities law, RICO, the False Claims Act, health care fraud, and civil and criminal forfeitures. His trial experience includes court and jury trials in both state and federal court and arbitrations before the AAA and others.
Daniel is a member of the firm's intellectual property litigation group, and has litigated patent, copyright, and trademark cases in federal court and before the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board. He also is a member of the firm's environmental litigation group and has advised clients in environmental enforcement and civil actions relating to hazardous waste, the Clean Air Act, and the Clean Water Act.
Daniel maintains an active pro bono practice. He has represented a death row inmate in post-conviction proceedings, achieved a favorable settlement for a federal prisoner in a civil rights case, and is a regular volunteer at the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic, the Eviction Defense Project, and the Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Legal Assistance Program.
During law school, Daniel served as Senior Lead Editor for the Alaska Law Review. Daniel also worked for the Duke Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, as an intern with the Federal Public Defender of the Eastern District of North Carolina, and as a law clerk at the Cook County Public Defender in Chicago. Prior to law school, Daniel worked for a large healthcare tech company in Madison, where he consulted with hospital systems transitioning to electronic medical records.
Admitted To Practice
Wisconsin - 2011
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
United States District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
American Bar Association
Milwaukee Bar Association
Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Bar Association
State Bar of Wisconsin
Urban Ecology Center - Member, Riverside Park Advisory Committee
Wisconsin Bar Association, Easter District of Wisconsin - Member, Pro Bono Committee
American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association - Member, Patent Litigation Committee
Milwaukee Debate League - Judge for inner city school debate competition
Recognized by Super Lawyers as a Wisconsin Rising Star (2014 - present)
Juris Doctor, Duke University School of Law
Bachelor of Arts, Duke University, Physics and Philosophy, minor in Mathematics