Daniel Park joined LeGros Buchanan & Paul as an associate in January 2015 and is involved in all aspects of the Firm’s practice. Daniel has worked on a broad range of maritime matters including Jones Act personal injury, pollution, attachment, and cargo disputes. He has conducted numerous investigations of marine casualties for ship owners and P&I Clubs throughout the Puget Sound region.
He also has extensive experience with mortgage banking, employment, and general commercial litigation matters. Daniel successfully defended banks in dozens of cases involving claims for violation of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA), fraud, wrongful foreclosure, and violation of state consumer protection statutes. He has represented public and private employers in employment discrimination, wrongful termination, wage and hour, and contract disputes.
Daniel earned his J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law in 2007. During law school, he was a member of the Temple Law Review and the Temple National Trial Team. He was published by the Temple Law Review, and received the Sarah A. Schull Memorial Award for excellence in legal writing. Daniel also competed in the NITA Tournament of Champions and earned the Barrister Award for his achievement in trial advocacy. In 2002 Daniel received his B.A. in political science from Creighton University. After college, he volunteered for one year with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Philadelphia working at an outreach program for the homeless.
He is admitted to practice in the states of Washington, Alaska, Oregon and Pennsylvania (inactive). He is admitted to practice the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Ninth Circuit, and the U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Washington, Eastern District of Washington, District of Oregon and Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Daniel is a member of the Maritime Law Association (MLA), Puget Sound Maritime Claims Association (PSMCA), Asian Bar Association of Washington (ABAW), and Korean American Bar Association (KABA), and in 2014 he served as the co-chair for the Joint Asian Judicial Evaluations Committee (JAJEC).