Daniel’s practice involves litigating serious personal injury and complex business litigation cases. Daniel’s business litigation practice involves complex business and intellectual property litigation disputes in the areas of trademark and copyright infringement, trade secret litigation, false advertising, unfair competition, franchise related litigation, breach of contract claims, partnership disputes, fraud claims, denials of insurance coverage and litigation related to multi-million dollar loans and personal guarantees. In addition, Daniel counsels clients in the protection of their intellectual property rights, businesses and prosecutes the registration of Trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and copyrights with the United States Copyright Office. Daniel’s personal injury practice involves the representation of clients injured as a result of serious auto accidents and those who are the victims of negligent security. Daniel litigates and has secured significant results for his personal injury clients.
Daniel was born in San Jose, Costa Rica and moved to West Palm Beach, Florida in December of 1997. Daniel graduated from Florida Atlantic University, where he was named to the Dean’s List and was inducted into the National Political Science Honor Society. Daniel earned a Master of Science in International Affairs from Florida State University, and his law degree and a Master of Laws in Intellectual Property from the University of New Hampshire School of Law. While in law school, Daniel competed in the commercial arbitration team at the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria, and later coached the Law School’s International Commercial Arbitration team. Daniel also clerked for a staff legal counsel office of Liberty Mutual Insurance Company defending personal injury, products liability, premises liability and workers compensation cases, and for a Coral Gables law firm assisting in a copyright infringement lawsuit involving the Trump Towers in North Miami Beach.
After serving as Special Prosecutor of the State Attorney’s Office and working as an associate for some of the most prestigious personal injury and complex commercial litigation law firms in South Florida, Daniel opened his law firm with partner, Michael Pike. Daniel is a member of the Florida Bar Association, the Palm Beach County Bar Association, the Palm Beach County Justice Association, the American Bar Association, and the South Palm Beach County Bar Association. Daniel is the President of the Board of Directors of Families First of Palm Beach County, member of the Board of Directors of the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and served as a member of the Board of Directors of Networking Hispanos. Daniel was named to the list of Top 40 Under 40 for Attorneys in South Florida, and was recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine.
Daniel is admitted to practice in all courts of the State of Florida, including the United States Court in the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.