Daniel L. Gardner

Extensive experience in supervising both in-house and external legal teams in the strategic management of complex litigation. Lead counsel in jury trials taken to verdict in cases involviong insurance bad faith, legal malpractice, medical malpractice, construction defect, fraud, wrongful termination, and arson.

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Construction
  • Labor & Employment
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Professional Liability


  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law (now University of California College of the Law, San Francisco)
  • B.A., University of California, Irivine


  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California


  • Member, California Lawyers Association, Litigation Section
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association
  • Pending Member, Association of Southern California Defense Counsel


  • Panel Speaker, Lawyers for Civil Justice New York Meeting, "An Assessment of CAFA and The Future of Class Action Reform."