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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. 

Professional Activities

  • Oregon State Bar
    • Securities Regulation Section
      • Chair, 2020
      • Chair Elect, 2019
      • Secretary, 2018
    • Legal Ethics Committee
      • Chair, 2018
      • Secretary, 2016
    • Bar Press & Broadcasters' Council, Member, 2006-2008
    • Uniform Civil Jury Instructions Committee
      • Chair, 2001
      • Member, 1999-2001
  • Oregon Law Institute of Lewis & Clark School of Law, New Trends in Oregon
    • Discovery/Mandamus Review, Speaker and Program Planner, 2013

Community Activities

  • City Club of Portland
    • Bicycle Transportation Advocacy Committee, Member, 2013-2014
    • Liquor Privatization Research Committee, Member, 2013-2014
    • Bicycle Transportation Research Committee, Chair, 2012-2013
  • Sunnyside Environmental School PTSA
    • Board Member, 2008-2014
    • Board Secretary, 2012-2013



Blog Posts

News & Insights

Speaking Engagements

Past Appearances


  • Oregon, 1992
  • Washington, 2000
  • U.S. District Court, District of Oregon, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 2018
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1996


  • J.D., Gonzaga University School of Law (magna cum laude), 1992
  • B.A., Willamette University, College of Liberal Arts, 1989

Honors & Recognition

  • Best Lawyers in America© Commercial Litigation and Litigation – Securities, 2022
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating
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