Harris, Daniel B.

Of Counsel
Phone: 415-391-3911
Fax: 415-391-3898
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Daniel Harris has a broad civil litigation practice that extends to a variety of areas, including legal malpractice, partnerships, contracts, consumer rights, employment and securities.  He also has substantial appellate experience and has served as court-appointed counsel in federal habeas corpus proceedings.  For several years following law school, Mr. Harris worked at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, first as a Staff Attorney and subsequently as the Branch Chief for the Enforcement Branch in the SEC’s San Francisco office.  After leaving the public sector, he has focused on complex business litigation, including representing plaintiffs and defendants in class actions, and shareholders derivative cases.

Areas of Practice

  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Class and Derivative Actions

Bar Admissions

  • Mr. Harris is admitted to practice in California and in numerous federal courts, including the U.S. District Courts in California, the Courts of Appeal for the Seventh Circuit and Ninth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Education

  • Mr. Harris earned his J.D. from George Washington University in 1984 and a B.A. in Political Science with honors and distinction in scholarship from the University of California at Berkeley in 1981.