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Dan focuses on helping lawyers, accountants and other professionals mitigate risks and resolve complex disputes, often involving securities and business-related litigation.

Dan's practice includes complex business litigation, securities litigation, professional malpractice, class action litigation, appeals and alternative dispute resolution.  He has experience negotiating and implementing complicated settlement transactions involving numerous claims and parties.  He also counsels professional and institutional clients on risk management issues.  Dan is an avid bicycle commuter who spends his off-duty time hiking the Columbia River Gorge.

Professional Activities

  • Oregon State Bar

      Member, Legal Ethics Committee, Secretary-2016
      Uniform Civil Jury Instructions Committee, 1999-2001; Chair-2001
      Member, Bar Press & Broadcasters' Council, 2006-2008

  •  Multnomah Bar Association

       Nonprofit Pro Brono Project Volunteer
       Speaker: Young Litigators' Forum/Jury Instructions-2013

  •  Oregon Law Institute of Lewis & Clark School of Law

       Speaker and Program Planner: New Trends in Oregon Discovery/Mandamus Review-2013

Community Activities

  •   City Club of Portland

        Bicycle Transportation Research Committee, Chair 2012-2013
        Bicycle Transportation Advocacy Committee, 2013-2014
        Liquor Privatization Research Committee, 2013-2014

  •    Sunnyside Environmental School PTSA

        Board Member, 2008-2014
        Board Secretary, 2012-2013

Experience

Experience

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Admissions

  • Oregon, 1992
  • Washington, 2000
  • U.S. District Court, District of Oregon, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1996

Education

Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1992

Williamette University, College of Liberal Arts, B.A., 1989

Honors | Recognitions

  • Martindale Peer Review Rating: AV (highest rating)
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