Mr. Daffner is the founding member of the firm, and serves as the Managing Attorney. He has personally handled thousands of legal matters in a wide variety of jurisdictions, and is a highly-respected member of the defense bar.
In addition to his trial practice, Mr. Daffner serves as a specially-appointed Arbitrator in the Civil Division of the Court of Cormon Pleas, as well as in the United States District Court, and serves as a court-appointed attorney representing children in complex custody matters.
In addition, Mr. Daffner is currently serving his third term as an elected County Committeeman, and has been a candidate for Judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County.
The recipient of a variety of honors and commendations, Mr. Daffner has been selected as a Pennsylvania "Super Lawyer," placing him in the top 5% of attorneys in Pennsylvania, one of the Top 100 Criminal Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers, included among the Best Attorneys of America, and honored with the Martindale-Hubbell Client Service Award. He was also recently honored by at the 2015 Legal Excellence Dinner and is the founder of the Western Pennsylvania Defense Attorneys Network, an organization of members of the defense bar from the 23-county Western Pennsylvania region.
B.A., Political Science, University of Rochester, 1990
J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1993
U.S. District Court, W.D. PA
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
U.S. Court of International Trade
U.S. Tax Court
Criminal Defense (State/Federal)
Federal Tax Resolution