Adam M. Daner
Born Boston, Massachusetts, December 15, 1968; admitted to bar, 1994, California; 2000, Nevada. Education: Occidental College (B.A., 1991); University of San Diego School of Law (J.D., 1994). Member: Los Angeles County Bar Association; San Luis Obispo County Bar Association; The State Bar of California.
Mr. Daner has successfully tried and arbitrated matters throughout California involving property and personal injury claims over the past fifteen years. Mr. Daner has experience in all facets of litigation from pre-filing claims procedures through judgment collection and appellate practice.
Mr. Daner practiced in Southern California for several years. From 1994-1999, Mr. Daner was associated with the firm of Lincoln, Gustafson and Cercos in San Diego, where he was integrally involved in representing many of the largest commercial property owners and residential developers in construction, property and personal injury litigation. Mr. Daner was approved defense and coverage counsel for numerous insurance companies. Mr. Daner litigated several will contests and probate matters.
Mr. Daner represented substantial corporations including: Trizec Hahn Properties, The William Lyon Company, Fieldstone Communities, E.F. Brady Company and Dayton Hudson.
Mr. Daner successfully defended personal injury and wrongful death claims, including slip and fall, automobile, construction, assault and battery/false imprisonment, and electrocution. He handled all types of construction claims from the vantage point of developers, general contractors, engineering professionals, material suppliers and subcontractors. Mr. Daner was involved in the seminal economic loss matter of Aas v. William Lyon on the trial court level.
In 1999, Mr. Daner joined the Irvine office of Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, one of the largest national construction and surety defense law firms in the United States. Mr. Daner represented several of the largest Surety Companies, including Safeco, NAICO, St. Paul and ICW. Mr. Daner successfully defended some of the largest Bond and Bad Faith claims arising in Nevada at the Bellagio and Venetian Resorts.
In 2000, Mr. Daner and his family relocated to San Luis Obispo to be near family. Mr. Daner joined Sinsheimer, Schielbelhutt and Baggett, where he successfully defended California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in both construction and employment matters. Mr. Daner additionally represented home builders, property owners, radio stations, vineyards and manufacturing companies in numerous complex matters.
In 2004, Mr. Daner founded his own firm, focusing on business, insurance, real property, construction and contractual matters to provide cost effective and responsive legal services focusing on the clients’ best interests. To achieve that mission, attorneys and staff return all client communications immediately. Billings are promptly prepared with clear and concise descriptions of the actual work performed. Overhead is minimized to insure work is performed as efficiently as possible.
Mr. Daner resides in Atascadero, California with his wife of 21 years Dawn, and his children Drew, Haddie and Ajai. Mr. Daner has served on several non-profit boards including the Zoological Society of the Charles Paddock Zoo. He coaches football at Atascadero High School. Mr. Daner is a member of the Rotary Club of Atascadero as well as the General Counsel/Vice President of the Atascadero Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Mr. Daner is also a member of the San Luis Obispo Builder’s Exchange and has conducted numerous legal seminars throughout San Luis Obispo County.