Dan’s practice focuses on several areas of law. One is protecting the rights of consumers with lemon vehicles and consumer products of all kinds. In addition, Dan represents injured workers to vindicate their rights under Minnesota’s workers’ compensation statutes. Dan also assists clients with their estate planning and litigation needs.
Dan has extensive courtroom experience against corporate giants like General Motors, Ford Motor Company, Chrysler Group LLC, BMW, Toyota, Honda, Kia Motors, as well as against major Minnesota employers on behalf of his workers’ compensation clients. Dan has represented his clients before the Minnesota District Court, the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals, the Minnesota Court of Appeals, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Dan attended college at St. Louis University, where he was a member of the “Billiken” soccer team. He then transferred to and graduated from the University of Minnesota. Dan went on to attend William Mitchell Law School and graduated Magna Cum Laude and was a member of the William Mitchell Law Review. Dan then served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Raymond L. Erickson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.
Following his clerkship in 2000, Dan joined Bowman and Brooke LLP, a national law firm based in Minneapolis. In 2002, Dan left Bowman and Brooke and joined the Minneapolis firm of Fredrikson & Byron P.A., where he was a commercial litigator before starting his own law firm, Brennan Law Office. He later teamed up with Todd Gadtke to further his practice in the areas of consumer protection, worker’s compensation, estate planning and litigation.
In addition to his law practice, Dan is an avid bicyclist, hiker, kayaker and cross-country skier.
University of Minnesota (B.A. 1995)
William Mitchell College of Law (J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 1998)
Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar (1998)
U.S. District Court (2000)
Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals (2009)