Daniel is an associate in the Construction & Government Contracts practice group working out of the Norfolk office of Vandeventer Black LLP. His primary focus is supporting his practice group, but he is also interested in technology law and business law. He joined Vandeventer Black in 2019 after completing the firm’s summer associate program the prior year.
Daniel received his J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. During law school, Daniel completed the InSITE Fellowship, where he worked on several interdisciplinary teams that provided consulting services to early-stage start-up companies. Additionally, he served as a federal judicial extern to the Honorable Nancy J. Rosenstengel of the Southern District of Illinois. Daniel also served as an Associate Articles Editor for the Washington University Jurisprudence Review.
Prior to attending law school, Daniel received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia. Afterward, he spent four years with the Department of Defense as a civilian Systems Engineer, where he performed test engineer functions onboard U.S. Navy submarines and contributed to software development efforts to support non-propulsion electronic systems upgrades during shipyard availabilities. He continued some of the software development work as a part-time contractor through his first year of law school. While with the DoD, Daniel completed his MBA at the College of William & Mary.
Apart from his time in law school, Daniel is a life-long Virginia resident who has spent most of his life in the Hampton Roads area.