Dan graduated from the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, where he served as a member of the University of Louisville Law Review and competed in the national moot court competition.  During law school, Dan received a limited license to practice law which he used to represent students pursuing masters of business administration, and their start-up businesses, as well as indigent criminal defendants.

Dan advises and advocates for a diverse set of clients facing a wide variety of legal issues and claims.  His experience includes arguing motions, conducting depositions and mediations, budgeting litigation, evaluating liability, and representing his clients at trial and in arbitration. Dan also prepares and analyzes corporate documents, such as employee handbooks and policies, operating agreements, and non-disclosure agreements.

Before joining Tachau Meek in 2024, Dan worked for an international labor and employment law firm, where he counseled employers and defended them against administrative charges and civil claims.  Before that, Dan worked for a mid-sized insurance defense firm.  Dan began his legal career representing indigent criminal defendants through the Louisville-Jefferson County Public Defender’s office.

  • Recognitions

    The Louis D. Brandeis American Inn of Court, Pupil Member (2016-17)

  • Education

    Dan received his undergraduate degree from Northern Kentucky University (BA, 2013) and his law degree from the University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law (JD, cum laude, 2017).

  • Court Admissions

    Dan is admitted to the Kentucky bar (2017), and is admitted to practice before the US District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky and the Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana.

  • Work Highlights

    Dan litigates on behalf of individuals and businesses, in state and federal courts. Dan has handled a variety of matters, including employment discrimination and retaliation claims, professional negligence claims, access to public records under Kentucky’s Open Records Act, personal injury and premises liability claims, and claims alleging violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act and National Labor Relations Act.

    Highlights of Dan’s practice include:

    • Securing a complete defense verdict for a Bowling Green restaurant in a premises liability dispute
    • Efficiently resolving employment discrimination and retaliation claims brought against employers in Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, and Alabama
    • Obtaining summary judgment on behalf of multiple real estate brokers and agents
  • Community & Personal Activities

    Dan is a proud Louisville native who enjoys spending time with his family and friends.