Dan received his Bachelor‘s degree cum laude from Harvard University and his Juris Doctor from Penn State. He is licensed to practice in the courts of Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and in the District of Columbia, as well as in federal district courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Prior to founding D.F. McGuire & Associates, LLC, Dan worked at several law firms where he acquired a breadth of experience in the fields of business torts, contract, personal injury, employment, and securities law. Dan also worked at a boutique law firm in New York City where he focused on immigration matters, including the preparation of petitions for visas, permanent residence, and naturalization, and advised clients on immigration planning as it intersected with their business needs. Dan is also a former aide to U.S. Senator Carl Levin and U.S. Congresswoman Nita Lowey. In these positions, Dan developed a commitment to serving individuals and businesses in the variety of legal needs that arise over time. Dan likes to develop long-term working relationships with clients and appreciates the trust his clients demonstrate in him by returning to him for legal guidance.
Colleagues particularly note Dan for his strong research and writing skills, ability to think quickly on his feet, effectiveness in court, and commitment to the ethical practice of law. He is proud of having prevailed on behalf of clients against much larger firms by virtue of these skills and attention to detail. He also takes pride in finding creative ways to settle cases where settlement best aligns with his clients’ interests.
Dan is an avid competitive sailor and enjoys playing squash and hiking in his free time.