Dan J. Nichols

OF COUNSEL | SAN FRANCISCO

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Dan is a seasoned trial attorney with extensive experience handling eDiscovery in matters ranging from single plaintiff cases to mass tort and class actions. Most recently, as a partner at an Am Law 200 firm, he represented businesses of all sizes in complex commercial, construction, products liability, and environmental litigation. Dan’s extensive experience guiding matters from inception at the pleading stage, through all phases of discovery, motions practice, settlement negotiations and trial, provides him with a unique and practical understanding of how eDiscovery strategy impacts budgets and outcomes. Likewise, his past experience representing large oil and chemical companies involved in environment and toxic tort litigation provides Dan with keen insights into large scale corporate and litigation challenges.

Some of Dan’s recent work experience includes:

  • Drafted model litigation hold procedures and trained attorneys on using those procedures and forms with clients
  • Managed eDiscovery responses in class action litigation on behalf of large debt collector, including coordination of dozens of attorneys on review and production

ORGANIZATIONAL INVOLVEMENT & MEMBERSHIPS

Defense Research Institute, California Bar Association, American Bar Association and the J. Reuben Clark Law Society.

EDUCATION

Dan received a J.D., magna cum laude, from Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University and a B. A. in Political Science from Southern Oregon University. Dan is admitted to practice in California, Oregon, and Washington.