Daniel J. Monahan

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Dan joined the firm in September 2015. Previously, Dan practiced with Hunter, Maclean, Exley & Dunn in Savannah. Dan has litigated a wide variety of business cases, including disputes involving contracts, intellectual property, employment law, and business torts.

In his practice, Dan has argued in state and federal court, and has arbitrated before JAMS, AAA and FINRA. Dan has also participated in a number of administrative proceedings, including administrative trials, appeals and opposition hearings, and has experience in procurement matters.

Dan earned his J.D. magna cum laude in 2013 from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. Dan served as Executive Managing Editor of the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, in which he published his note, Breaking NAFTA’S Habits: The Pacific Rim Dispute and the Ongoing Challenge of Fostering Environmental Protection in the Age of Free Trade. Dan received the 2013 Conviser Fellowship for Student Leaders & Public Interest and helped update and revise a leading workers’ compensation textbook as a research assistant to Professor Thomas Eaton.

Prior to attending law school, Dan worked with U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management in Boston, Massachusetts as a client service analyst handling escalated trust and portfolio management issues.

Dan received a Bachelor of Arts in composition from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, graduating summa cum laude. Dan continues to write music and is a member of the Georgia Lawyers for the Arts and the Young Professionals of the High Museum of Art.

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Georgia School of Law, 2013
  • Order of the Coif
  • Executive Managing Editor, Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Berklee College of Music, 2010

Bar Memberships

  • Georgia

Selected Cases and Representations

  • Ceramic Technics, Ltd. v. Walker & Zanger, Inc., Civil Action File No. 1:15-cv-03655 (Northern District of Georgia 2016) (successfully defended tortious interference and equitable restitution claims against national tile distributor, ultimately securing zero-dollar settlement of claims).
  • Brannies v. Internet ROI, Inc., Civil Action File No. CV414-155 (Southern District of Georgia 2015) (successfully defended online news site against claims for libel and negligent infliction of emotional distress, winning at the motion to dismiss stage based on absence of personal jurisdiction).
  • Computer Solutions v. Casino Law Group, LLC, Civil Action File No. STCV-1300346 (State Court, Chatham County 2015) (successfully briefed and argued motion for summary judgment, resulting in dismissal of all claims).
  • Dickinson v. BankSouth, Civil Action File No. 15SV61 (Superior Court, Greene County 2015) (successfully defended negligence and wrongful transfer claims against a bank, winning at the motion to dismiss stage based on failure to state a claim).
  • HiQo Solutions, Inc. v. Weeblets, LLC, Civil Action File No. 13A49280 (State Court, DeKalb County 2014), Case No. A14A1728 (Ga. Ct. App. 2014) (successfully represented software development company in breach of contract claim against mobile app developer and subsequently obtained dismissal of developer’s appeal).
  • Successfully represented commercial real estate management company in its efforts to obtain an alcohol license for one of its key tenants in a neighborhood retail center, which allowed company to move forward on multimillion dollar contract to sell property.
  • Successfully represented youth anti-smoking spokesperson in recovering all amounts owed under “pay or play” provision of spokesperson contract with national tobacco company.
  • Successfully assisted client in obtaining a settlement for 100% of claim in property tax dispute related to purchase of real property.

Daniel J. Monahan

Attorney Bio
BACK

Dan joined the firm in September 2015. Previously, Dan practiced with Hunter, Maclean, Exley & Dunn in Savannah. Dan has litigated a wide variety of business cases, including disputes involving contracts, intellectual property, employment law, and business torts.

In his practice, Dan has argued in state and federal court, and has arbitrated before JAMS, AAA and FINRA. Dan has also participated in a number of administrative proceedings, including administrative trials, appeals and opposition hearings, and has experience in procurement matters.

Dan earned his J.D. magna cum laude in 2013 from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. Dan served as Executive Managing Editor of the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, in which he published his note, Breaking NAFTA’S Habits: The Pacific Rim Dispute and the Ongoing Challenge of Fostering Environmental Protection in the Age of Free Trade. Dan received the 2013 Conviser Fellowship for Student Leaders & Public Interest and helped update and revise a leading workers’ compensation textbook as a research assistant to Professor Thomas Eaton.

Prior to attending law school, Dan worked with U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management in Boston, Massachusetts as a client service analyst handling escalated trust and portfolio management issues.

Dan received a Bachelor of Arts in composition from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, graduating summa cum laude. Dan continues to write music and is a member of the Georgia Lawyers for the Arts and the Young Professionals of the High Museum of Art.

Education & Memberships

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Georgia School of Law, 2013
  • Order of the Coif
  • Executive Managing Editor, Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Berklee College of Music, 2010

Bar Memberships

  • Georgia
Selected cases & representations

Selected Cases and Representations

  • Ceramic Technics, Ltd. v. Walker & Zanger, Inc., Civil Action File No. 1:15-cv-03655 (Northern District of Georgia 2016) (successfully defended tortious interference and equitable restitution claims against national tile distributor, ultimately securing zero-dollar settlement of claims).
  • Brannies v. Internet ROI, Inc., Civil Action File No. CV414-155 (Southern District of Georgia 2015) (successfully defended online news site against claims for libel and negligent infliction of emotional distress, winning at the motion to dismiss stage based on absence of personal jurisdiction).
  • Computer Solutions v. Casino Law Group, LLC, Civil Action File No. STCV-1300346 (State Court, Chatham County 2015) (successfully briefed and argued motion for summary judgment, resulting in dismissal of all claims).
  • Dickinson v. BankSouth, Civil Action File No. 15SV61 (Superior Court, Greene County 2015) (successfully defended negligence and wrongful transfer claims against a bank, winning at the motion to dismiss stage based on failure to state a claim).
  • HiQo Solutions, Inc. v. Weeblets, LLC, Civil Action File No. 13A49280 (State Court, DeKalb County 2014), Case No. A14A1728 (Ga. Ct. App. 2014) (successfully represented software development company in breach of contract claim against mobile app developer and subsequently obtained dismissal of developer’s appeal).
  • Successfully represented commercial real estate management company in its efforts to obtain an alcohol license for one of its key tenants in a neighborhood retail center, which allowed company to move forward on multimillion dollar contract to sell property.
  • Successfully represented youth anti-smoking spokesperson in recovering all amounts owed under “pay or play” provision of spokesperson contract with national tobacco company.
  • Successfully assisted client in obtaining a settlement for 100% of claim in property tax dispute related to purchase of real property.