Michael Needleman | Philadelphia Business Lawyers Reger Rizzo & Darnall LLP
Michael J. Needleman is a Partner in the Firm’s Philadelphia Office and member of the Litigation, Insurance, Employment Practices, Franchise & Distribution, and Corporate & Business Services Groups. He is a litigator in state and federal courts in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and the District of Columbia. A former law clerk, he has been actively trying cases for more than a decade. He has extensive experience handling insurance defense, insurance coverage, employment litigation, and complex commercial litigation matters, including litigating franchise dispute matters. Mr. Needleman has delivered lectures to the insurance industry on various topics and has taught several CLE classes on a variety of litigation-related subjects.
He has also conducted training seminars for employers on maintaining harassment-free workplaces and minimizing claims.
Daniel Albers | Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Dan Albers advises on intellectual property disputes and commercial litigation, trials and appeals. A consummate advocate, Dan is known by clients and colleagues alike for providing persuasive and clear arguments grounded in sound legal theory that reflect his clients’ position and their specific objectives. Dan Albers advises on intellectual property disputes and commercial litigation, trials and appeals. A consummate advocate, Dan is known by clients and colleagues alike for providing persuasive and clear arguments grounded in sound legal theory that reflect his clients’ position and their specific objectives.
Dan’s experience includes a broad range of litigation on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants including patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret infringement, ERISA, asbestos removal, environmental issues, insurance defense, securities fraud, antitrust, and contract disputes. His clients include individuals, public governmental entities, utilities, and banking institutions. He has prepared and tried a variety of commercial and patent cases in both state and federal court. In fact, Dan’s courtroom capabilities consistently translate into favorable arbitration and ADR results. His pragmatic approach to problem-solving is manifest in skilled representation inside and outside of the courtroom.
In the event trial ensues, Dan’s ability and willingness to take difficult cases to trial, identify the critical and most persuasive elements of an argument, and present complex facts in laymen’s terms is supported by his proven ability to make smart choices that serve his client’s best interests at every turn. Dan’s decades of trial experience are amplified by his intellectual acuity and presentation abilities, which are key components to helping clients realize the right result.
Dan Shulman | Shulman & Buske
Dan Shulman has been a practicing trial lawyer for over 50 years. He specializes in complex commercial and civil rights litigation. He was admitted to practice in Minnesota in 1970 and has tried lawsuits in state and federal courts in Minnesota and numerous other states. He is a member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the American College of Trial Lawyers. Dan is also a Fellow Emeritus of the Litigation Counsel of America. He was named a Minnesota Lawyer of the Year for 2012 and 2018. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude from Harvard College (1965), a Master’s Degree in English Literature from Yale University (1967), and a Juris Doctor degree with honors from Harvard Law School (1970).