Jeff Daniel is an Associate in the Atlanta office. He earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. During law school he was a member of the Mercer Law Review and served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Marc T. Treadwell in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia. Following graduation, Jeff was inducted into the Brainerd Currie Honor Society for his outstanding academic achievement and service to the law school. For excelling in Trial Practice, Evidence, and Civil Procedure courses, he received the Student Advocacy Award from the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Prior to law school, Jeff earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Georgia, where he served on the University of Georgia Judiciary.
In addition to business litigation, Jeff devotes a substantial portion of his practice to defending governmental entities and officials against a variety of claims, including civil rights claims, employment claims, whistleblower actions, class actions, claims based on special education services, and various common law tort claims. Though Jeff has significant trial experience, he frequently is able to prevail on such claims through skilled dispositive motions practice. Most recently, Jeff successfully argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in defense of a summary judgment ruling in favor a school district in a complex and legally significant Title IX case.
J.D., cum laude, Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University
B.A., University of Georgia
State Bar of Georgia
Georgia Court of Appeals
Georgia Supreme Court
United State District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Brainerd Currie Honor Society