Dan is a litigator with extensive experience in a diverse range of complex civil matters. Dan's clients range from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses and individuals, and he has advocated for those clients in federal and state trial and appellate courts, as well as in administrative tribunals, arbitration and mediation. Dan's cases have involved any number of different areas including franchise, shareholder-rights, commercial, railroad, product liability, insurance and constitutional issues.
A significant element of Dan's practice is representation of an American automobile manufacturer in recurring franchise litigation with dealers. Dan has also handled franchise and dealership issues in a number of other industries. Dan is a member of the American Bar Association's Forum on Franchising, as well as the Maine State Bar Association.
Before joining MCM in 2010, Dan was a partner in a large Portland law firm, where he had practiced since 1998 and served as Chair and Vice Chair of the firm's Trial Department. From 1997 to 1998, Dan served as a law clerk to then-Chief Judge Ronald R. Lagueux of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island