Daniel P. Moylan is Venable’s co-managing partner. Dan is a litigator who has extensive experience representing companies in financial services and complex commercial litigation. He also represents special litigation committees and boards of directors in conducting investigations under Delaware, New York, and Maryland law.
He advises individuals—personally and as trustees—in trusts and estates, and in other private wealth litigation. Dan represents clients in litigation, including class actions, arising out alleged securities fraud, mergers and acquisitions, and other finance-related matters.
Dan represents companies in the healthcare, real estate (including REITs), mutual fund, and retail industries, among others, in investigations and litigation involving breach of contract, regulatory violations, fraud, international law violations, real property issues, and other matters.
- Representing a national healthcare financing lender in breach of contract and quasi-contract claims against a multinational financial institution. The case involved complex issues arising out of a real estate loan made to finance an acquisition, the subsequent securitization of that loan, the sale of commercial mortgage-backed securities, and the refinancing of the real estate loan. The client obtained a judgment following a two-week jury trial, which was modified by the trial court and on appeal
- Representing a national healthcare financing lender during a two-week bench trial in Delaware’s Court of Chancery. The case involved complex issues arising out of the purchase of a national healthcare entity, the financing and refinancing of the purchase, and the relationships between the various entities involved in the transaction
- Representing real estate investment trusts (REITs) in mergers and acquisitions-related litigation, and litigation concerning large asset acquisitions
- Represented a shareholder with potential claims against a corporation, and with respect to a Delaware books and records action; obtained the records sought without having to prosecute the claim to resolution
- Represented a company prosecuting claims against former officers, in civil and criminal restitution proceedings, for damage done to the company when the former officers willfully breached government regulations and defrauded government entities
- Representing a multinational oil company that investigated whether the company followed U.S. and international law concerning its dealings with a nation under UN sanctions, and whether certain of its directors and officers fulfilled their duties to the company
- Defending a healthcare company against an injunction proceeding brought by a former owner and employee, following a full evidentiary hearing.
- J.D.cum laudeUniversity of Maryland School of Law1995
- B.A.University of Richmond1992
Bar Admissions : Maryland
Court Admissions :
- Federal District Court for The District of Maryland
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
Clerk Experience : Honorable Arrie W. Davis Maryland Court of Special Appeals 1995-1996.
Past president and former legislative chair, Maryland Defense Counsel, Inc. – While serving as legislative chair, organized and coordinated opposition to legislation that would eliminate the Economic Damages Cap in Maryland and shift Maryland law from contributory negligence to comparative negligence.
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