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G. Daniel Carney

Of Counsel
fax +1 412.394.2555

G. Daniel Carney consults on firm litigation with various in-house committees and assists the firm with issues involving ethics and professionalism. He previously practiced in product liability and toxic tort cases.

He is formerly a litigation partner and the Litigation Department Chairman and has been with Clark Hill since 1966. He previously focused his practice in products liability, medical device, toxic tort, railroad, and commercial litigation. Dan now serves the firm in an Of Counsel relationship, consulting on firm litigation, consulting with various in-house committees, and assisting the firm with issues involving ethics and professionalism. In addition, Dan is a FINRA Arbitrator Chairman Qualified.


J.D., Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1962, Law Review
University Heights, John Carroll University, University Heights, Ohio, 1959


Pennsylvania Super Lawyer

Pittsburgh’s Top Lawyers for 2012


Allegheny County Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Emeritus, Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County

Life Fellow, Pennsylvania Bar Foundation

Pennsylvania Bar Institute Past Presidents’ Committee

Former Chairman, Specialization Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA)

Former Chairman, Review and Certifying Board of the PBA

Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA) Former Member, Board of Governors

Former Delegate, PBA House of Delegates

Recipient, PBA Special Awards: President’s Award – Outstanding Service to Continuing Legal Education, 1987-88; President’s Award – Outstanding Service Making Lawyers’ Certification a Reality in Pennsylvania, 1992-93

Past President, Pennsylvania Bar Institute

Former Chairman, ACBA Bench Bar Conference Committee

Recipient, ACBA’s Professional Award, 2005

Recipient, ACBA’s Philip Werner Amram Award, 2001

Former Chairman, ACBA Continuing Legal Education Committee

Former Member, ACBA Finance Committee, Headquarters Committee, and Long Range Planning Committee

Former Vice President (Southeast Region), National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (1994-95)

Former Member, US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania Advisory Group, Civil Justice Reform Act of 1990

Former Member, US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania Court Annexed Voluntary Arbitration Committee Adjunct Settlement Judge

Participant, Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County’s Special Master’s Program

Congregation of the Passion, St. Paul of the Cross Province, Director of Office of Mission Fulfillment (Award of St. Paul of the Cross, 2000)

Vice President and Board of Directors, Lifeline of Southwest Pennsylvania

Former Chairman, Mt. Lebanon Municipality’s Civil Service Board

Former Member, Board of Directors of the Pauline Au

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Pennsylvania
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania