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Daniel Thiel

Senior Counsel

Daniel Thiel is a litigator with more than a decade of experience representing clients in various industries, from insurance to real estate. Daniel takes a practical approach to client representation, counseling clients in an effort to avoid costly and time-consuming litigation where possible, while at the same time taking a calculated and strategic approach when litigation does arise to achieve clients’ desired goals and outcomes.

Daniel has experience in litigation involving bad faith claims, statutory unfair and deceptive practices claims, and claims arising from stranger-originated life insurance (STOLI). In the real estate space, Daniel’s practice focuses on representing buyers of real property in litigation concerning non-disclosure issues arising from residential real estate purchase contracts, quiet title issues, and improper liens. Daniel also counsels commercial landlords with respect to landlord-tenant disputes.

As counsel in matters arising in state and federal courts in Arizona and across the country, Daniel has extensive experience representing clients on both the plaintiff and defendant side and understands that each client is uniquely positioned, which calls for a unique and tailored approach to each representation. To achieve the best outcomes for his clients, Daniel takes a proactive approach to understanding his clients’ businesses in an effort to achieve litigation outcomes which align with and further his clients’ values and missions.


J.D., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
B.A., summa cum laude, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, Psychology


  • Named among Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch for Litigation – Antitrust by Best Lawyers (2023-2024)

    *This award is conferred by Best Lawyers. A description of the selection methodology can be found at: No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. 

State Bar Licenses

Arizona, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
U.S. District Ct., District of New Jersey
U.S. District Ct., District of Arizona