Daniel R. Hansen: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Daniel R. Hansen

Partner
Charlotte,  NC  U.S.A.
Phone704.945.2156

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Broker-Dealer Litigation and Arbitration
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Federal Court Litigation
  • Fidelity
  • Surety and Specialty Bonds
  • Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Securities
 
University Bowling Green State University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1990 Phi Beta Kappa
 
Law SchoolCase Western Reserve School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1995
 
Admitted1995, Ohio; 1996, Michigan; 1998, North Carolina
 
Memberships 

Professional and Community Affiliations
•Adjunct Professor at Charlotte School of Law
•Mecklenburg County Bar Association
•North Carolina State Bar Association
•American Bar Associations
•Catawba River District, Board of Advisors
•Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Board of Directors, Law Alumni Association, Co-Chair of Academic Subcommittee
•Boards of Directors for a variety of local-government, religious and non-profit entities

 
BornMilwaukee, Wisconsin, October 3, 1967
 
Biography

Daniel R. Hansen's principal areas of practice are commercial and business litigation, construction law, fidelity and surety law, and wrongful-death and severe personal-injury litigation.

Dan has extensive experience in representing businesses of all sizes in a variety of legal disputes and commercial transactions. He devotes approximately fifty percent of his practice to construction and surety law, representing contractors, owners, sureties and construction materials manufacturers. Dan has extensive experience representing window manufacturers in commercial and residential claims, both in federal and state courts throughout the Southeast. He also has substantial experience in shareholder disputes, broker-dealer litigation, non-compete litigation, insurance bad-faith litigation, coverage disputes, agriculture-related disputes, representation of local governments and non-profit organizations and high-value wrongful-death and personal-injury claims.

Honors
•AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

News Releases
09.28.2011 Daniel R. Hansen and William H. Sturges Presenters at Surety Conferences

Publications
09.19.2013 Co-Author, Know When to Hold 'Em: A Practical and Ethical Guide For Surety and Fidelity Professionals and Counsel to Comply with Document-Preservation and Litigation-Hold Requirements, Northeast Surety and Fidelity Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey
09.21.2011 Co-Author, When is the Surety Liable for Attorneys' Fees and Interest on Miller Act Payment-Bond Claims? Northeast Surety and Fidelity Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey
04.13.2011 When is the Surety Liable for Attorneys' Fees and Interest on Miller Act Payment-Bond Claims?
04.14.2010 Men Behaving Badly: What are the Surety's Defenses to the Obligee's Latent-Defect Claims When the Principal and Obligee's Employees Act Fraudulently?
09.23.2009 Co-Author, Men Behaving Badly: What are the Surety's Defenses to the Obligee's Latent-Defect Claims When the Principal and Obligee's Employees Act Fraudulently? Northeast Surety Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey
2006 Co-Author, North Carolina, in Performance Bond Manual of the 50 States, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Federal Jurisdictions, 429-56 (L. Lerner & T. Baum eds. 2006)
09.01.2005 Co-Author, The Employer's Guilty Plea as a Possible Bar to Fidelity Bond Claims, 16th Annual Northeast Surety and Fidelity Claims Conference Proceedings, sect. 11, pp. 1-11
1995 Do We Need the Bar Examination? A Critical Evaluation of the Justifications for the Bar Examination and Proposed Alternatives, 45 Case Western Res. L. Rev. 1191
1991 Co-Author, The Hasty Embrace of Critical Thinking by Business Law Educators, 9 J. Legal Stud. Educ. 515
1990 Co-Author, Critical Thinking is Distinct from Thinking Like a Lawyer, in Selected Papers of the American Business Law Association National Proceedings 169-284 (D. Herron ed. 1990).

Events and Presentations
09.19.2013 Co-Lecturer, Know When to Hold 'Em: A Practical and Ethical Guide For Surety and Fidelity Professionals and Counsel to Comply with Document-Preservation and Litigation-Hold Requirements, Northeast Surety and Fidelity Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey
09.19.2012 Co-Lecturer, Lorman AIA Contracts, Lorman Education Services Seminar, Charlotte, North Carolina
02.15.2012 Co-Lecturer, Important Issues in Surety Bonds and Dispute Resolution, Lorman Education Services Seminar, Charlotte, North Carolina
2012 The Fundamentals of Construction Contracts: Understanding the Issues in North Carolina, Lorman Education Services Seminar, Asheville, North Carolina (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
09.28.2011 When is the Surety Liable?
09.21.2011 Co-Lecturer, When is the Surety Liable for Attorneys' Fees and Interest on Miller Act Payment-Bond Claims? Northeast Surety and Fidelity Claims Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey
04.13.2011 Co-Lecturer, When is the Surety Liable for Attorneys' Fees and Interest on Miller Act Payment-Bond Claims? Southern Surety and Fidelity Claims Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana
04.14.2010 Co-Lecturer, Men Behaving Badly: What are the Surety's Defenses to the Obligee's Latent-Defect Claims When the Principal and Obligee's Employees Act Fraudulently? Southeast Surety Conference, Charleston, South Carolina
09.25.2009 Co-Lecturer, Men Behaving Badly: What are the Surety's Defenses to the Obligee's Latent-Defect Claims When the Principal and Obligee's Employees Act Fraudulently? Northeast Surety Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey
02.01.2005 Co-Author and Lecturer, “Update on Civil Practice Basics,” Mecklenburg County Bar Association
12.01.2003 Co-Author and Lecturer, “Litigation: Basics A to Z,” Mecklenburg County Bar Association

 
Reported CasesRepresentative Matters; 2010. Excluded experts and obtained summary judgment in multi-million dollar products-liability case. Snoznik v. JELD-WEN, INC ., 2010 WL 1924483 (W.D.N.C.).; 2008. Negotiated $4 million settlement for traumatic-brain injury victim (details confidential).; 2007. Achieved $2.64 million settlement with taverns for wrongful-death victims even though there were no eye-witnesses who would testify that they saw the drunk driver being served alcohol while intoxicated.; Oct. 2, 2007. Overturned summary judgment in reported decision: Park East Sales, LLC v. Clark-Langley, Inc., 186 N.C. App. 198, 651 S.E.2d 235 (2007), rev. denied, 362 N.C. 360, 661 S.E.2d 736 (2008). http://caselaw.findlaw.com/nc-court-of-appeals/1040149.html .; Dec. 1, 2000. Obtained highest soft-tissue injury jury verdict in county history, per judge presiding in: Dr. Stephen R. Byrd v. Moddassir M. Ali , Davidson County Superior Court, case no. 99-CVS-2352.
 
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Daniel R. Hansen

128 South Tryon Street, Suite 1800
CharlotteNC 28202-5013




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