San Diego Office
PATRICK W. DANIELS is a founding partner of the Firm and the global director of business development. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley, cum laude, and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego School of Law.
Mr. Daniels is widely recognized as a leading corporate governance and investor advocate. The Editorial Board of the preeminent legal publisher in California named Mr. Daniels one of the 20 most influential lawyers in the state under 40 years of age. And Yale School of Management’s Millstein Center for Corporate Governance & Performanceawarded Mr. Daniels its “Rising Star of Corporate Governance” for his outstanding leadership in shareholder advocacy and activism.
Mr. Daniels is an advisor to political and financial leaders throughout the world. He counsels state government pension funds, central banks and fund managers in the United States, Australia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, the Netherlands and other countries within the European Union on issues related to corporate fraud in the United States securities markets and “best practices” in the corporate governance of publicly traded companies. Mr. Daniels has represented dozens of institutional investors in some of the largest and most significant shareholder actions in the United States, including, UBS, Enron, WorldCom, AOL Time Warner and BP, to name just a few.
In advancing international standards on human rights, Mr. Daniels was a lead counsel in an international coalition of attorneys and human rights groups that won a historic settlement with major United States clothing retailers and manufacturers, including The Gap, Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan and Calvin Klein, on behalf of a class of over 50,000 predominantly female Chinese garment workers on the island of Saipan in an action seeking to hold the Saipan garment industry responsible for creating a system of indentured servitude and forced labor in the island’s garment factories. The coalition obtained an unprecedented agreement for supervision of working conditions in the Saipan factories by an independent NGO, as well as a substantial multi-million dollar compensation award for the workers.
Mr. Daniels is based at the Firm’s headquarters in San Diego and is also a managing partner of the Firm's Manhattan office.
Contact Lawdragon about the information in this review.
EVALUATIONFill in the requested information below, then submit your evaluation to have your scores calculated as part of Patrick W. Daniels Lawdragon ranking.
By submitting this form, you agree to Lawdragon's TERM OF USE.