Dan is a founding partner of the firm Whitfield Bryson LLP and is one of the nation’s most respected and experienced attorneys in the country in the area of consumer class actions and mass torts. Dan also has significant experience working with attorneys, funders and other partners on international litigation projects in the Courts in Amsterdam, the United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Spain and Portugal, among others. Dan’s international work is done with Milberg Partners LLC.
For over 32 years, Dan has handled hundreds of insurance related disputes, including first party bad faith insurance cases, and business interruption cases. Dan has written and taught numerous continuing legal education courses on a variety of insurance related topics. Dan and members of his firm are well equipped and dedicated to handling these cases on behalf of all entities who have had improperly denied claims.
Dan is a frequent lecturer and writer on a variety of consumer class action, insurance, and mass tort related disputes. He has been quoted by a variety of media outlets over the years including the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New York Times, Law360 and Lawyers Weekly to name a few. He has been named as a member of the Legal Elite and Super Lawyers in North Carolina on numerous occasions. He has been awarded the designation of one of the Top 25 lawyers in Raleigh by Charlotte Magazine for a number of years including 2020.
Dan is on the Executive Board and Vice-President of the Public Justice Foundation Board. Public Justice is a nationwide public interest law firm. See www.publicjustice.net for more information about this great organization. Dan is also an adjunct professor at Campbell Law School in Raleigh, NC where he teaches “Introduction to Class Actions and Multi-district litigation.” Dan is also the current Board Chair of Theatre Raleigh and enjoys running, playing the guitar, and golf in his free time.
Each year, Dan and members of his firm run a marathon. Last year, they ran in the St. George Marathon in St. George Utah. In 2018, they ran in the New York Marathon.