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Daniel Vecchio is an experienced litigator whose practice focuses on commercial litigation, bankruptcy, and other debtor/creditor issues. He has represented clients in connection with a variety of matters, including complex litigation and class actions arising out of alleged financial fraud, alleged Consumer Protection Act violations, commercial arbitrations, regulatory investigations and enforcement actions, bankruptcy proceedings, and trust and estate litigation.  He maintains an active practice in both Washington and California, and serves clients across many key  industries, with a particular focus on financial services, health care, and maritime.  Mr. Vecchio combines detailed analysis with a practical, real-world approach to assist clients in navigating the legal landscape they face as litigants, creditors, or debtors. 

 Prior to joining Garvey Schubert Barer in 2012, Mr. Vecchio was an associate at the San Francisco office of Morrison & Foerster LLP.  Mr. Vecchio received his B.A. from the University of Oregon and his J.D. from the University of California-Davis Law School. 

Representative matters

Defended financial services firm against claims arising out of alleged multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme;

Defended fraudulent transfer claims against financial institution based on alleged fraud by third party;

Represented maritime business in regulatory dispute potentially impacting hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars in revenue;

Helped to obtain summary judgment on behalf of defendant healthcare facility against claims by third parties arising out of wrongdoing by a former patient of the facility;

Obtained dismissal with prejudice of suit alleging negligent misrepresentation under California law against purchaser of distressed assets.



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  • California, 2007
  • Washington, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Washington


University of California Davis School of Law, J.D., 2007

  • Order of the Coif
  • Articles Editor, UC Davis Law Review
  • Member, Feminist Forum

University of Oregon, B.A., Philosophy, 2004

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