Daniel Salmon

Office Location: Norfolk, VA.

  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Virginia
  • M.B.A., College of William & Mary
  • J.D., Washington University in St. Louis

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.

Vandeventer Black’s Summer Associate Returns for Employment
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Daniel Salmon, a recent J.D. graduate from the Washington University in St. Louis, has joined Vandeventer Black as an attorney in the firm’s Construction and Government Contracts Practice Group and will be assisting clients out of their Norfolk office. Salmon began his legal career as part of the firm’s Summer ...
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GAO Sustains Protest for Awardee’s Organizational Conflicts of Interest
/ Government Contracts
In its recent decision in the Matter of: Steel Point Solutions, LLC, the GAO considered the concept of Organizational Conflicts of Interest (OCI).  OCIs usually fall into one of three categories: “biased ground rules,” “impaired objectivity,” and “unequal access to information.”  In this case, the GAO sustained a protest because ...
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How does El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law Impact U.S.-based Virtual Currency Exchanges?
In our recent article on the legal framework governing virtual currencies, we briefly discussed the distinction between money transmitters and virtual currency exchanges.  In short, transmitters are entities that convert fiat currency into virtual currency, whereas exchanges are entities that swap one virtual currency for another, such as Ethereum (ETH) ...
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Government Contracting: DUNS Number, SAM Registration, and CAGE Code
/ Government Contracts
For prospective government contractors, the first step in this venture is to ensure your business is properly registered.  Registration requirements include obtaining a Data Universal Number System (DUNS) number, registration in the System for Award Management (SAM), and obtaining a Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) code for each unique facility ...
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