Daniel is an experienced litigator who has worked on complex cases involving consumer protection, class actions, and employment law. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in litigation, including in jury trials and appeals.
Prior to joining the firm, Daniel worked in private practice litigating complex cases relating to consumer protection and class actions. He also spent years as an Assistant Attorney General in both the Governmental Affairs and Litigation divisions for the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, where he served as lead counsel in dozens of cases, many involving claims of employment discrimination.
Daniel has experience in all aspects of litigation, including several jury trials. Daniel first-chaired a jury trial resulting in a complete defense verdict for his client in a case where the plaintiff alleged sexual harassment and retaliation and sought large punitive damages. Daniel also first-chaired a jury trial and obtained defense verdicts for his client on a plaintiff’s claims under the Missouri Human Rights Act. In addition to litigating through trial, Daniel has successfully briefed and argued several appeals, including several oral arguments before the Missouri Court of Appeals – Eastern District.
Daniel was selected as a “Rising Star” by Missouri Super Lawyers for 2022 and 2023. He has been selected to The National Trial Lawyers – Top 40 Under 40 (Missouri) since 2021.
Daniel received his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis, where he played on the national-championship tennis team. Daniel received his law degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he served as an editor of the Journal of Dispute Resolution.
Outside of practicing law, Daniel is an avid tennis player and follower. He lives in St. Louis County with his wife and two children.