Dan is licensed to practice in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and the United States Districts Courts for the District of Delaware and the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania. He litigates employment, breach of contract, and other business and commercial matters. This includes non-competition, non-solicitation, trade secrets, confidentiality, and employee-mobility litigation. As lead attorney, he has successfully litigated hundreds of matters in Delaware and Pennsylvania’s Federal and State Courts. Dan has taken 16 matters through trial, winning all but one. In addition to litigation, the firm specializes in counseling concerning severance agreements, non-compete agreements, non-solicitation agreements, and non-disclosure agreements. Dan represents individuals and businesses throughout the United States and internationally.
Dan was named a Delaware Rising Star in Civil Litigation and Employment Law in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, and 2021 by Super Lawyers. At the age of 30, The National Trial Lawyers Association named him a “Top 40 Under 40” trial attorney. Dan has secured millions of dollars in recoveries for his clients in employment, collections, breach of contract, and other business matters. Likewise, he has avoided millions of dollars in liabilities for his clients when serving as defense counsel. Dan services Wilmington and New Castle County, Dover and Kent County, Georgetown and Sussex County, and the Greater Philadelphia Area.
Memberships and Speaking Engagements:
Chair (2019), Vice-Chair (2018), and Secretary (2017) of the Employment and Labor Section of the Delaware State Bar Association.
Member: National Employment Lawyers Association; Delaware Trial Lawyers Association; Delaware State Bar Association
Moderator: Labor and Employment Update 2017
Panelist: 2019 Rubenstein-Walsh Seminar on Ethics and Professionalism, Sexual Harassment in the Legal Industry
Speaker: Labor and Employment Update 2019, Litigating the Delaware Wage Payment and Collection
Guest Lecturer: Delaware Law School, Employment Law (2019)
Speaker: Labor and Employment Update 2020; Handling Whistleblower Complaints, Essential Practices and Considerations
Speaker: Labor and Employment Update 2021; Employment Rights and Responsibilities Case Law Update
Dan attended Widener University School of Law (now The Delaware Law School), graduating cum laude and with a pro bono distinction. He also attended Widener’s Institute of Delaware Corporate and Business Law, graduating with honors. While at Widener, Dan served on the Editorial Board of the Widener Law Review and on the Executive Board of the Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society. He interned for Vice Chancellor Donald F. Parsons, Jr. of the Delaware Court of Chancery and Justice Henry duPont Ridgely of the Delaware Supreme Court. After law school, Daniel clerked for Judge Mary Johnston of the Delaware Superior Court and subsequently, practiced corporate litigation in Wilmington, Delaware.
Dan graduated with a bachelor’s in Business and Economics from Ursinus College, where he was a part of the Men’s Collegiate Basketball and Soccer teams.