Daniel is an experienced litigator and is a member of the firm’s aviation law, insurance law, and casualty practice groups. Daniel’s practice is primarily focused on the rigorous defense of individuals and businesses involved in wrongful death, catastrophic injury, and other civil litigation matters. He also represents insurance carriers in coverage matters and bad faith disputes.
Prior to joining Coddington Hicks and Danforth, Daniel worked at several prominent civil litigation firms where he gained considerable experience handling complex litigation matters across a wide-range of practice areas, including catastrophic injury, products liability, construction defect, professional liability, business law, employment and landlord-tenant. Daniel has a successful track record of obtaining favorable settlements and judgments on behalf of his clients, as well as several dismissals by motions for summary judgment and other dispositive motions. He also second chaired a jury trial where he secured a defense verdict. In addition to his litigation experience, Daniel also has considerable experience in transactional law, providing legal advice to clients in the high-tech industry regarding business operations matters and contract disputes, as well as negotiating and preparing end user license agreements, terms and conditions, service/SaaS agreements, purchase and lease agreements, and other commercial contracts.
Daniel earned his law degree from Santa Clara University School of Law. While there, he was on the Dean’s List, received a Witkin Award for Academic Achievement in Interviewing and Counseling, and was an associate of the Santa Clara Law Review. Daniel is fluent in Russian and Hebrew.