Daniel graduated from Rutgers University in 2003 where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Philosophy. Prior to attending law school, he was a carpenter and worked on several historic homes in downtown Charleston, as well as homes on Kiawah and Wadmalaw Islands.
Daniel graduated cum laude from Charleston School of Law in 2015. During law school he was a member of Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society, Trial Advocacy Board and an Articles Editor on the Federal Courts Law Review. He earned CALI awards (highest grade) in Constitutional Law and White Collar/Corporate Crime, and was awarded the Arthur G. Howe Trial Advocacy Award.
Daniel published Is Every Drug User a Drug Dealer? Federal Circuit Courts are Split in Applying Fed. R. Evid. 404(b), 8 Fed. Cts. L. Rev. 147 (2014), and assisted in authoring an Amicus Curiae brief filed in the United States Supreme Court in McFadden v. United States, (No. 14-378) (2015).
Before joining Clawson & Staubes, Daniel served two years as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Roger M. Young Sr., Circuit Court Judge for the Ninth Judicial Circuit and Chief Administrative Judge for Business Court.
Daniel grew up in Westfield, New Jersey and now resides in Mount Pleasant. When not working, Daniel enjoys gardening and cooking with his wife Lisa.
- South Carolina, 2016
- Rutgers University, Bachelor of Art, English, 2003
- Charleston School of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2015
Honors and Awards
- Arthur G. Howe Trial Advocacy Award, 2015 Recipient, Charleston School of Law.
- CALI® Awards Recipient: Constitutional Law II, and White Collar/Corporate Crime.
- Federal Courts Law Review, Articles Editor.