Daniel Allender is a litigator, advisor, and trial attorney. His practice focuses on an array of complex civil litigation matters, including business, intellectual property, and entertainment litigation. Daniel has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courthouses in California and across the country.
Daniel also maintains an active pro bono practice that includes cases involving consumer fraud, employment, and immigration. In both 2013 and 2014, Daniel received the Pro Bono Award from Public Counsel, the largest public interest law firm in the world.
Daniel serves on the Associate Leadership Board of Public Counsel and the Equality Council for Equality California. He is also a member of the Committee on the Administration of Justice for the State Bar of California.
Daniel began his career as a law clerk to the Honorable Curtis L. Collier of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. A graduate of Duke University School of Law, Daniel earned his J.D. magna cum laude in 2009.
Duke University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude (2009); Duke Law Journal, Notes Editor (2007–2009)
Arkansas Tech University, B.A. in History and Political Science, magna cum laude (2006)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California