Widely recognized for trial excellence during his 35 years of practice, Dan represents both plaintiffs and defendants in their complex commercial litigation and disputes. He was the 2010-2012 State Chair of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is a fellow and past state chair in the International Society of Barristers.
Dan's background includes litigation involving securities, corporate governance, energy, and general business issues. He regularly represents clients in cases involving the jurisdiction of U.S. courts over international transactions, disputes, and enforcement of judgments. The defense of securities class actions and derivative claims is a particular area of achievement for Dan. He represents clients regionally, nationally, and internationally.
Dan frequently serves as a mediator or arbitrator in commercial and other complex disputes. In addition, he regularly testifies as an expert witness on attorneys' fee issues.
American Bar Association
American College of Trial Lawyers
2013-2015, Chair, ACTL Jury Committee
2010-2012, State Chair, Oregon
Federal Bar Association
International Society of Barristers
Past State Chair
Multnomah Bar Association
Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
J.D., summa cum laude, Willamette University College of Law, 1968; L.L.M., George Washington University, 1972; B.A., Willamette University, 1965