Daniel S. Klein
Daniel Klein is a litigation associate, focusing on litigation, cybersecurity, and financial services. His experience includes complex commercial litigation in federal and state court, arbitrations, and mediations. He has litigated a wide range of disputes, including antitrust, securities, fraud, breach of contract, and bankruptcy-related litigation matters. Daniel also is heavily involved in the cyber security arena and has written and spoken on data privacy issues and cyber-insurance.
Before entering law practice, Daniel served as a Sergeant in military intelligence in the Marine Corp Reserves, deploying to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Distressed Assets, Financial Services, Cyber Security, Litigation, Complex Commercial Litigation
- University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2006
- Order of the Coif
- Order of the Chancellors
- Review of Litigation: Associate Editor
- National Moot Court Team
- Law Clerk, The Hon. Gerald Tjoflat, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
- US Marine Corps Reserves
- Military Intelligence Analyst
- Iraq and Afghanistan Veteran
- University of Kansas, B.A., 2001
- Phi Beta Kappa
- Departmental Honors in History and Political Science
- Anderson Scholarship for best history honors thesis
- University Honors Program graduate
State Bar of Texas, 2009
- Texas Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters (2017)
- 2013 Outstanding Lawyer Under 40 by Cardozo Society
- Co-author, “Managing Class Action Risks for Financial Services Firms,” Webcast, December 2016.
- Co-author, “Discovery from the Internet of Things,” Dallas Bar Association Headnotes, October 2016.
- Co-presenter, “Understanding Cybersecurity Awareness for Insurance Companies,” Webcast, June 2016.
- Co-author, “The February 2016 California Attorney General’s Data Breach Report Sets A Standard For ‘Reasonable Security’ – What Does This Mean For Cybersecurity Litigation?” American Bar Association Business Law Today, May 2016.
- Co-presenter, “Key Issues in Preserving Attorney-Client Privilege in M&A Transactions,” American Corporate Counsel – DFW CLE Presentation, June 2014.
- Bridging the Falcon Gap: Do Claims of Subjective Decision-making in Employment Discrimination Class Actions Satisfy the Rule 23(a) Commonality and Typicality Requirements?, 25 Rev. Litig. 131 (2006).
- American Bar Association: Cyberspace Law Committee; Commercial and Business Litigation Committee
- Dallas Bar Association: Publications Committee
- Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
- Texas Bankers Association / Texas Association of Bank Counsel
- Dallas Association of Financial Professionals
- Texas Bar College: Membership in the Texas Bar College is reserved for lawyers who have completed at least twice the Continuing Legal Education required by the State Bar of Texas.
- Board Member of Alley’s House
- Dallas Jewish Federation