Dan Monahan is a business lawyer with extensive experience litigating complex commercial disputes in a number of judicial and regulatory forums. Dan regularly handles matters involving real estate disputes, business divorces, contracts, and various business torts. Dan has argued in state and federal court, and has arbitrated before JAMS, AAA and FINRA.
In addition to his business litigation work, Dan represents a number of clients before state administrative agencies, including administrative trials, appeals and opposition hearings, and procurement matters before the following agencies:
- Georgia Department of Community Health
- Georgia Department of Administrative Services
- Georgia Public Service Commission
- Georgia State Properties Commission
- Georgia Board of Pharmacy
- Georgia Board of Dentistry
- Georgia Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage & Family Therapists
- Georgia Department of Labor
Dan also has helped clients with legislative review and drafting, and, since 2019, has served as outside general counsel to the Atlanta Regional Commission, providing day-to-day legal advice on a variety of matters to the regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency for the 10-county Atlanta region. He serves as a court-appointed Special Master for real estate disputes in Fulton County, Georgia.
Before joining the firm, Dan practiced law in Savannah with one of the largest law firms in the state of Georgia outside of Atlanta. Dan earned his J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as Executive Managing Editor of the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law. During that time, he helped update and revise a leading workers’ compensation textbook as a research assistant to Professor Thomas Eaton.
Dan previously 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.