U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
Daniel is a shareholder and a member of the firm’s Litigation and Labor and Employment groups. Daniel’s practice includes commercial law, insurance defense and employment related litigation. He regularly represents employers in a variety of employment claims, including discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination and defamation. He has particular expertise in defending employers against high profile tort claims based on employee misconduct. His clients include corporate employers, government agencies and non-profit organizations. Daniel is fluent in Spanish which provides him the opportunity to better serve out Spanish-speaking clientele.
Daniel has effectively handled all phases of litigation, including trial and appellate work, taking and defending lay and expert depositions, and arguing a wide range of motions. He has also handled mediations and settlement conferences resulting in resolutions of cases on favorable terms. Daniel has the experience to successfully take cases to trial, if the matters cannot resolve through settlement.
Before joining the firm, Daniel was an attorney for the Solano County Public Defender’s Office where he handled all aspects of his cases from arraignment through appeal, and successfully first-chaired several jury trials to verdict.
J.D., University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, 2002
B.A., magna cum laude, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1999
San Francisco Bar Association