Dan Baxter joined Wilke Fleury in September of 1999, and has been a partner since January of 2007. His practice focuses primarily on business litigation and trial work, as well as civil writs and appeals. During his tenure with Wilke Fleury, Dan has served as lead and backup trial counsel before state and federal courts, as well as in binding arbitrations. He has also briefed and argued before California and federal courts of appeal on behalf of both parties and amici curiae. Dan additionally provides general counsel to an assortment of clients ranging from non-profit organizations to small businesses to publicly-traded corporations, and has represented both management and unions in connection with labor negotiations and disputes. He has also appeared before state and local legislative and administrative bodies in support of client-sponsored legislative and regulatory enactments. Additionally, a growing piece of Dan’s work involves pursuing claims by government contractors against federal, state, and local government entities, including litigating actions before the United States Court of Federal Claims. In a related vein, Dan has participated with increasing frequency in prosecuting and defending bid protests on behalf of government contractors.