Daniel C. Herr is a member of the Delaware, Pennsylvania, and United States Districts Courts for the District of Delaware and the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania. Dan litigates employment law, collections, breach of contract, and other business and commercial matters. As lead attorney, he has successfully litigated various matters in many of Delaware and Pennsylvania’s Federal and State Courts. Dan prides himself in litigating tough, meaningful cases and securing meaningful results for his clients. Often, his Clients often come to him after several other lawyers have turned their cases down – Dan’s competitive nature allows him to take on those difficult cases and win.
At the age of 30, The National Trial Lawyers Association named Dan a “Top 40 Under 40” trial attorney. He was named a Delaware Rising Star in Civil Litigation in 2015, 2016, and 2017 by Super Lawyers and a Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney Under the age of 40 in Delaware by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys. Dan has secured numerous 5 and 6 figure awards for his clients in employment, collections, breach of contract, and other business matters. He 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: Delaware Trial Lawyers 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
Dan attended Widener University School of Law, 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 also 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.