Daniel Singer, Partner
- Member, DC Bar Tort Law Section Steering Committee
- Member, TLA-DC Board of Governors
- Member, American Association for Justice
Daniel S. Singer’s practice has primarily focused on prosecuting catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases in the District of Columbia and Maryland. Over the past several years, he has assisted many families in obtaining significant compensation after their loved ones suffered serious injuries as a result of car wrecks, dangerous walking surfaces, trucking collisions, or medical malpractice.
Dan is an active member of the Washington, D.C. legal community. In 2015, he was elected to the D.C. Bar’s Tort Law Section Steering Committee, and he currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Trial Lawyers Association of Washington, D.C. (TLA-DC). Dan is also a member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and the Maryland Association for Justice (MAJ). In addition to his bar association activities, Dan regularly volunteers as a Mentor-Attorney at the DC Bar’s Pro Bono Advice & Referral Clinic. In recognition of his involvement with the D.C. legal community, Dan was accepted into the D.C. Bar’s John Payton Leadership Academy in 2016.
The following is a list of Dan’s recent accomplishments in his practice:
- $8.35 million jury verdict in D.C. Superior Court for an 86 year-old man who had to have his leg amputated due to negligent medical treatment. Learn More
- Over $2.8 million on behalf of a federal employee who sustained a spinal cord injury as a result of falling down a defectively-designed parking garage stairwell in Washington, DC.
- Over $2.7 million on behalf of a man who sustained a traumatic brain injury as a result of a trucking accident caused by an inattentive truck driver in downtown Washington, DC.
- $2,500,000 settlement on behalf of a Virginia resident who was injured in a serious construction site accident in Washington, D.C., when a piece of heavy HVAC equipment fell and struck his arm.
- Over $950,000 for the family of a pedestrian who was killed in a car wreck in a Washington, DC case in which liability was seriously disputed.
- Over $700,000 on behalf of a woman who sustained a fractured femur as a result of falling into a manhole that was inadequately maintained by the property owner in Prince George’s County, Maryland.
- Over $500,000 on behalf of a bicyclist who sustained a head injury after being struck by an inattentive truck driver in Washington, D.C.
- Over $375,000 in a Prince George’s County, Maryland case for a shopper who slipped-and-fell on untreated ice in a mall parking lot.
- $300,000 on behalf of a pedestrian who sustained a head injury as a result of a motor vehicle collision in downtown Washington, D.C.
- $300,000 on behalf of a female pedestrian who sustained a fractured tibia as a result of a negligent driver.
- $250,000 on behalf of a female tourist who sustained a serious fracture of her wrist when she fell on account of inadequately maintained sidewalk in downtown Washington, D.C.
- $250,000 on behalf of a federal employee who required surgery on his low back after being struck by an inattentive driver in downtown Washington, D.C.
- Over $245,000 on behalf of a tenant in a premises liability case who sustained a fractured leg after falling over an unmarked fence stump at a large apartment complex in Washington, D.C.
- Over $245,000 on behalf of a bicyclist who was struck by a taxi driver in downtown Washington, D.C. and sustained multiple fractures to his left arm.
- $225,000 on behalf of a man who fell off of a balcony due to a defective railing at a Prince George’s County, Maryland apartment complex.
District of Columbia
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
Bar Association Activities
D.C. Bar, Member of the Tort Law Section Steering Committee
D.C. Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors
Maryland Association for Justice, Membership Committee
American Association for Justice, Member
DC Bar Pro Bono Advice & Referral Clinic, Volunteer Mentor-Attorney
Speaking Engagements & Publications
Pro Bono Case Builds Connections, GW Law Pro Bono Program, February 27, 2017
Speaker, “Screening for Tort Cases,” DC Bar Pro Bono Program, 2016.
An Adult Child’s Claim for Loss of Parental Guidance under the D.C. Wrongful Death Act, 3 D.C. Trial 9 (2016).
Note, Adverse Actions for Off-Duty Conduct: Why the Federal Circuit’s Approach Infringes Employee Privacy Rights, 20 Fed. Cir. B.J. 169 (2010).
The George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors
University of Michigan, B.A., with distinction and high honors