Dan, who also serves as deputy leader of the firm’s Complex Disputes practice, has litigated and arbitrated hundreds of cases in administrative proceedings and mediations and in state and federal courts. He focuses on complex business and tort-related actions for pharmaceutical companies, hospitals and healthcare providers, long-term care facilities, and physicians. Dan also represents owners and developers in a wide variety of commercial and construction-related matters.
“Dan has established himself as a versatile leader at our firm, both within his practice and when working with colleagues across practice areas,” said Nixon Peabody CEO and managing partner Stephen D. Zubiago. “He is deeply ingrained in the state’s Capital District and his decades of experience representing clients in Upstate New York position Dan well for leading the Albany office.”
A member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee, Dan is also a Nixon Peabody Pro Bono Champion, indicating he completed more than 60 hours of pro bono work in the prior year. Dan has primarily focused on litigation matters for pro bono clients.
Dan succeeds Andrew Rose, a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department and Cybersecurity & Privacy practice group, who served as Albany office managing partner for the past 16 years. U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2023 recognized Nixon Peabody’s Albany office with a Tier 1 ranking, and the Albany Business Review has named Nixon Peabody to its “Best Places to Work” list the past three years.
“I’ve learned a great deal watching Andy lead our dynamic team in Albany throughout his tenure, and I am honored to take on this role,” said Dan. “Nixon Peabody is committed to providing exceptional client service and creating positive impact in our communities, and our Albany office will continue to live the firm’s purpose and values.”
Having joined Nixon Peabody in 1992, Dan is a member of the Albany chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates and previously served as president of the Albany County Bar Association. He was recently selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 in the area of Commercial Litigation. Outside the legal profession, Dan is a member of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region.