Daniel is an IP Litigation associate practicing out of Womble’s San Francisco office.

Prior to joining the firm, Daniel served as a judicial fellow to Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. During law school, he served as a judicial extern at both the federal and state level: first with the Honorable William Alsup in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and then with the Capital Central Staff of the California Supreme Court. His work as a research assistant with the Paper Prisons Initiative helped pass Delaware’s Clean Slate Act (SB 111 & 112).

Professional & Civic Engagement

  • Board Member, Mountain View Academy, 2022 – present  
  • Board Member, Sunnyvale SDA Church, 2022 – present 

Thought Leadership

  • "Chew on This: What the Bad Spaniels Trademark Decision Means for Free Expression and the Metaverse," IP Watchdog, July 24, 2023
  • “Mutale Nkonde: AI Avenger,” Medium.com, November 2020 
  • “Modern Puns: More Than Just Some Antics,” Unravellingmag.com, June 2016
  • “SpongeKarl MarxPants: Bikini Bottom v. Big Business,” Sigma Tau Delta Int’l Convention, Cincinnati, OH, March 2018
  • “Audible Idiosyncrasies: On Poetry Theory,” Sigma Tau Delta Int’l Convention, Louisville, KY, March 2017