PRACTICE AREAS


Daniel Shatz is a litigator and trial attorney, whose practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts in both the individual and class action contexts. Mr. Shatz represents national banks, insured depository institutions, and other institutional clients in high-exposure disputes involving alleged data breaches and violations of various statutes, including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

He also represents entrepreneurs and businesses, including television and film distribution companies, film producers, franchisors, retailers, and manufacturers in all aspects of intellectual property and business disputes.

Mr. Shatz regularly participates as a judge in mock trial tournaments hosted by the American Bar Association or the American Association for Justice.

Mr. Shatz is fluent in Spanish.


REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Obtained a dismissal, following an evidentiary hearing, for an impleaded client in a fraudulent transfer action seeking over $1.5 million.
  • Vacated a $10 million judgment.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member, The Florida Bar
    • Member, Business Law Section
    • Member, Trial Lawyers Section
    • Member, Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section
  • Board of Directors, City Theatre

PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-author, "Supreme Court Preview: Dillon v. United States," The Federal Lawyer, May 2010
  • Co-author, "Supreme Court Preview: Salazar v. Buono," The Federal Lawyer, November/December 2009

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

Florida

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit


CLERKSHIPS

  • Law Clerk, Honorable Robert M. Gross, Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal, 2011–2012
  • Law Clerk, Judge Joan Humphrey Lefkow, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2009


EDUCATION

J.D., Cornell Law School, 2011; Acquisitions Editor, Cornell Journal of Law & Public Policy; Editor, Legal Information Institute Supreme Court Bulletin

B.A., cum laude, Skidmore College, 2007