Daniel is a litigator who has represented clients in complex business and product liability litigation, class-action defense, intellectual property disputes, and data-privacy matters, including crisis management and breach response. He has extensive experience across a variety of industries in both Ohio and New York courts, in private arbitrations, and in business negotiations outside of the courtroom. Daniel serves as an editor and author of Taft’s Class Action & Consumer Insights blog.

Daniel is a former chair of the International Association of Privacy Professional’s KnowledgeNet for Cleveland. He graduated from Dartmouth College, magna cum laude, and received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where he was honored for three years as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and received a full merit scholarship.


  • Honoree, Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation (2024)

  • Honoree, Best Lawyers®Ones to Watch,” Commercial Litigation (2021)

  • Honoree, Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star Business Litigation (2020-2021)

All Service Areas


  • Columbia Law School (2010)
  • Dartmouth College (2005)


  • State - Ohio
  • Federal - Northern District of Ohio
  • Federal - Southern District of Ohio
  • State - New York
  • Federal - U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Federal - U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • Federal - 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - 6th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Federal - 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

Speeches and Publications


Quoted, “Identity theft a growing, widespread problem,” Cleveland Jewish News, Nov. 21, 2023.

Quoted, “Tis the season for holiday scams to present themselves,” Cleveland Jewish News, Nov. 19, 2020.

Professional Affiliations

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals

    Former Chair, KnowledgeNet Chapter of Cleveland

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association


Community Involvement

  • Taft Pro Bono Committee