Dan has extensive experience litigating matters on behalf of individuals and businesses of all sizes in state and federal courts, as well as representing the interests of his clients in voluntary and court-ordered mediation. Dan is a NCDRC Certified Superior Court Mediator. In his family law practice, Dan advises and represents clients in matters relating to separation, divorce, and adoptions, including equitable distribution of property, alimony, and child custody. Dan was selected by his peers in the profession for North Carolina Business Magazine's "Legal Elite" for 2012 in the family law category.Dan is a member of the Triad Collaborative Family Law Practice Group (www.triadcollaborative.com), which provides an alternative approach to resolving family matters in a private, efficient manner that seeks to minimize the financial and emotional strains associated with separation and divorce. Dan also advises and represents businesses, religious organizations, and individuals in matters involving contracts, employment-related disputes, personal injury/wrongful death claims, insurance coverage disputes, estate disputes and will contests, unfair trade practices claims, among others.