Dan joined OGC in 2016. He litigates cases and advises on data practices matters. Dan previously worked as a litigator and regulatory lawyer at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP and as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Susan Richard Nelson, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota and the Hon. Kermit Edward Bye, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Dan’s educational achievements include a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, a M.U.R.P. from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School, where he served as Lead Article Editor of the Minnesota Law Review. He has served as a volunteer board or committee member of more than a dozen nonprofit and governmental entities, and the Minnesota State Bar Association has recognized him annually (2012-2015) as a North Star Lawyer for providing pro bono services to low-income persons.