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Daniel Carmeli


Dan assists clients navigate business crises resulting from economic downturns, government actions, workplace accidents, and other high risk events. He maintains a broad litigation practice, with an emphasis on disputes involving regulatory enforcement, construction defects and accidents, environmental incidents, breaches of contract, breaches of fiduciary duties, and trade secret theft.

Dan has substantial civil litigation experience, successfully representing clients in trial, hearings, administrative proceedings, arbitrations, and mediations. He has practiced in jurisdictions throughout the country, both in state and federal courts. Dan also recognizes the burden of litigation on clients and assists them achieve their business goals by resolving disputes and avoiding litigation.

Government Service
  • Judge Rochelle S. Friedman and Judge Patricia A. McCullough, Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, Clerk
  • "When to Place Your Trust in the Circle of Trust – A Cautionary Note About Maintaining Attorney-Client Privilege," ACBA Civil Litigation Section, October 2017
  • "Pennsylvania Companies are Allowed to Seek Pre-Enforcement Declaratory Relief," Environmental Litigation – American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Winter 2016
  • "District Court Invalidates Local Ordinance Prohibiting the Disposal of Waste from Natural Gas Development," Environmental Liability, Enforcement & Penalties Reporter, Vol. 26 No. 1., December 2015
  • "PHMSA Proposes to Expand the Requirements for Pipelines Carrying Hazardous Liquids," October 19, 2015
  • Environmental Spill Reporting Handbook, Thomson Reuters, Vol. 1 and 2, 2014–2015, 2015–2016 (Co-Editor)
  • "EPA Issues Proposed Rules on VOC and Methane Emissions from Oil and Gas Operations," August 20, 2015
  • "Looking Under Fracking's Surface (Part III): Hydraulic Fracturing Bans," April 9, 2015
  • "Looking Under Hydraulic Fracturing's Surface (Part II): Management of TENORM in the Oil and Gas Industry," April 8, 2015
  • "Looking Under Hydraulic Fracturing's Surface (Part I): Pre-Drill Water Testing Regulations," April 7, 2015
  • "Final Rules Released for Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Tribal Lands," March 25, 2015