- President, 2022-23, Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. (TLA-DC)
- Member, Maryland Association for Justice
- Member, American Association for Justice
- Volunteer Mentor-Attorney, D.C. Bar Pro Bono Clinic
Daniel S. Singer’s practice has 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, falls, trucking collisions, medical malpractice, and defective products.
Dan is very active with the Washington, D.C. legal community. In addition to serving on the Board and Executive Committee of the Trial Lawyers Association of Washington, D.C. (TLA-DC), Dan has previously been elected to serve on the D.C. Bar’s Tort Law Section Steering Committee. A regular volunteer as a Mentor-Attorney at the DC Bar’s Pro Bono Advice & Referral Clinic, Dan also engages frequently as a community participant with the D.C. Pedestrian Advisory Council, an organization that advocates before the D.C. Council to improve the District’s infrastructure and make the city safer for pedestrians. In recognition of his involvement with the D.C. legal community, Dan was accepted into the D.C. Bar’s John Payton Leadership Academy.
See Dan’s work with the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center by watching the video below.
Before practicing law, Dan attended the University of Michigan, where he graduated with high honors, and then he received his law degree from The George Washington University Law School. Outside of his practice, Dan lives in the AU Park neighborhood of D.C. with his wife, Meredith, and their two sons.
- $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 injuryas 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.
- $900,000 for a pedestrian who was injured by a negligent ride share driver in Washington, D.C.
- 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.
- $700,000 on behalf of a woman who suffered a severe hand injury at a retail store in Washington, D.C.
- $650,000 on behalf of a tourist in Washington, D.C. who was injured by a defective personal mobility device.
- $600,000 on behalf of an employee of a Washington, D.C. daycare center who was struck in the shoulder by improperly installed ceiling tiles.
- Over $500,000 on behalf of a bicyclist who sustained a head injuryafter being struck by an inattentive truck driver in Washington, D.C.
- $500,000 for a ride share customer in Washington, D.C. who was injured in a single car crash that was the result of the negligence of the ride share driver.
- $450,000 on behalf of a Montgomery County resident who was seriously injured by a negligent motorist in downtown Bethesda, Maryland.
- 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.
- $375,000 for a pedestrian in Washington, D.C. “dram shop” case who was injured by a drunk driver.
- $325,000 on behalf of a Virginia resident who fell and broke her foot on a commercial property in Washington, D.C. when the grate to a storm drain had not been properly secured.
- $325,000 on behalf of a tourist visiting from Georgia who was injured while descending the stairs into a basement-level restaurant in downtown Washington, D.C. and fell due to the non-uniform riser heights in the stairs.
- $320,000 on behalf of a Washington, D.C. resident who suffered a torn rotator cuff in a serious collision in Loudoun County, Virginia.
- $300,000, representing policy limits, 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, representing policy limits, 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.
- $235,000 on behalf of a Maryland resident who required surgery on her elbow after falling due to an inadequately maintained sidewalk in Washington, D.C.
- $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.
* Above are examples of some results we have obtained for our clients by settlement or trial. Because no two cases are identical, past success does not mean that the same result can be achieved in a similar case in the future. If you have a case that you would like to discuss with us, you may call, email, or fax us to arrange for a free consultation regarding your case. We only represent plaintiffs and we do so strictly on a contingent fee basis.
- 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. Trial Lawyers Association, President 2022-23
- 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
- D.C. Bar Pro Bono Advice & Referral Clinic, Volunteer Mentor-Attorney
Presentations & Publications
- Moderator, Case Debrief on the $17million Verdict in Dunbar v. Washington Hospital Center (TLA-DC, 2022)
- Moderator, The Collateral Source Doctrine in Washington, DC (TLA-DC, 2022)
- Presenter, “Analyzing Tort Cases,” D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center’s Advice & Referral Clinic (2021)
- Testified in favor of the Motor Vehicle Insurance Modernization Amendment Act (D.C. Council Committee on Business and Economic Development, 2019)
- Testified in favor of The Last Known Address Disclosure Amendment Act of 2019 (D.C. Council Committee on Business and Economic Development, 2019)
- Testified in favor of Alternative Service of Process of District of Columbia Residents Amendment Act of 2019 (D.C. Council Committee on the Judiciary, 2019)
- 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