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Daniel J. Dugan


Mr. Dugan has been in practice since 1977, with the firm since 1982, and a member of the firm since 1987.  He is managing partner and also a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.  He concentrates his practice in trials and appeals involving all manner of commercial and business disputes, and he has extensive experience litigating before state and federal courts nationwide, including bankruptcy courts and Orphans court. He regularly represents individuals and businesses in complex cases involving myriad issues, including construction disputes between developers and contractors, breaches of contract, commercial real estate (lease violations, title disputes, and mortgage foreclosures), employment (such as wrongful termination, age, sex and race discrimination claims and enforcement of restrictive covenants), civil rights, bankruptcy litigation, estate litigation, unfair competition, securities law, fraud and lender liability.  He has been selected as a Super Lawyer every year since 2010.


  • Duke University School of Law J.D. 1976
  • St. Joseph’s College A.B. 1973, Magna Cum Laud

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy and Creditors Rights
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Estates and Trusts
  • Financial Institution Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Estate Related Litigation

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association


  • Pennsylvania, 1983
  • Virginia, 1977
  • North Carolina, 1976
  • District of Columbia, 1977
  • Ohio 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court