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Daniel strives to provide strategic and pragmatic guidance that helps his clients navigate contentious conflicts and find creative solutions to complicated problems.

Biography

Daniel is a Member in the firm’s Litigation Department. A dynamic litigator with experience in both state and federal courts, Daniel focuses his practice on resolving disputes involving insurance coverage and bad faith, healthcare, administrative law, contract interpretation, and tort claims. He also represents municipalities in complex litigation. Daniel assists his clients with all facets of pending and active litigation, including pre-suit advice and negotiation, discovery, motions, mediation, trial, and appeal. Throughout, Daniel strives to provide strategic and pragmatic guidance that helps his clients navigate contentious conflicts and find creative solutions to complicated problems.

Daniel received his B.A. in English from Pomona College. He received his J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law, where he served as Associate Editor-in-Chief of the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts. During law school, Daniel also externed for the Honorable Jim Rogers and Honorable William Downing in King County Superior Court. Before joining Ogden Murphy Wallace, Daniel served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, where he gained significant trial and appellate litigation experience, trying more than a dozen cases to verdict and arguing before the Washington Court of Appeals. Prior to law school, Daniel worked as a copywriter developing marketing materials for a large technology company.

Daniel spends his time outside the office enjoying the beauty of the Pacific Northwest with his wife and three children, cheering on a Seattle sports team, or jogging around his North Seattle neighborhood.

Daniel is admitted to practice in Washington, the U.S. District Court for the Western and Eastern Districts of Washington, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

  • King County Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers
  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law
  • B.A., Pomona College
  • Recognized as a Washington "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2020