Daniel Ujczo is an international trade and customs lawyer who specializes in Canada-United States matters. In addition to his legal practice, Dan has responsibility for coordinating the firm’s innovative Canada-US Platform where he collaborates with more than 400 Dickinson Wright attorneys who regularly assist businesses that have cross-border issues such as customs and compliance, corporate structuring, M&A, taxation, business immigration, intellectual property protection, and financial incentives.
Dan also provides public policy counsel to governmental officials and corporate leaders in areas of regulatory cooperation, border security, economic development, labor mobility, corporate social responsibility, and public-private-partnerships.
A US-licensed lawyer, Dan is one of the few individuals that has served in the US and Canadian governments, private practice, and academia. Prior to joining Dickinson Wright, Dan served as an officer in Canada’s foreign ministry where he was responsible for coordinating a network of government departments and Canada-US industry associations toward improving North America’s borders and ports-of-entry. Dan also served as a liaison between government officials in Canada and the US, as well as routinely assisted companies in dealings with Canada-US regulatory agencies.
Dan’s prior US litigation experience includes labor and employment defense, civil rights, products liability, and criminal matters. Dan’s US government experience also includes serving as a Career Judicial Law Clerk to United States District Judge Peter C. Economus (OHND) where he participated in federal criminal and civil trial litigation, including performing by designation in cases pending before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
- The Ohio State University, B.A.
- Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D.
- Invest USA Toronto – Secretary and Board Member
- President, Ohio-Canada Business Association
- Columbus Global Connect Steering Committee Member
- Ohio State Bar Association
- Columbus Bar Association
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