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  • Education
    • J.D., cum laude, Indiana University, Indiana Law Journal, Managing Editor; Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition, Semi-Finalist; Dean's List
    • B.A., University of Minnesota, Dean's List; University Scholar Award
Daniel represents financial services companies, banks and other lenders in all forms of disputes, workouts and litigation. His experience spans both securitized loans and loans held on his clients’ balance sheets. In addition to enforcing lender’s rights in their relationships with borrowers, Daniel focuses on disputes between lenders in multi-lender transactions and securitized loan repurchase disputes. He has extensive experience representing loan servicers, trustees of securitized commercial loan pools, national and regional banks, commercial real estate finance organizations and private equity funds that invest in real estate loans and other debt instruments. Daniel also has extensive experience representing lender’s rights in bankruptcy proceedings, and his workout experience includes representing both buyers and sellers of loans. Daniel’s experience has given him the perspective to enforce and restructure loans not only to resolve current disputes, but also to avoid future disputes.

In addition to his work for financial services companies, Daniel previously represented a broad variety of businesses in both state and federal courts in commercial litigation, including contract disputes, non-compete agreements, trademark disputes, class action defense, fraud and civil RICO matters, bankruptcy litigation, and employment matters. He has represented large, mid-sized and small companies, including multi-national manufacturers, several telecommunications companies, insurance companies and real estate holding companies.

Daniel regularly appears in federal and state courts across the nation at trials and hearings and represents clients at arbitrations and mediations. He also has substantial experience:
  • Presenting and arguing dispositive motions
  • Facilitating both traditional and electronic discovery
  • Advising clients regarding statutory compliance
  • Counseling clients regarding a wide variety of contracts, including, purchase and sale agreements, limited liability company agreements, shareholder agreements, and licensing agreements
Publications & Presentations
Commercial Fraud Manual
Publication by the American Bankruptcy Institute's Commerical Fraud Task Force
2010
Publications & Presentations
Illinois Supreme Court Paves Way for Conscientious Objector Pharmacists
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education Civil Litigation Flash Points Series
February 2009
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