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Attorney

  dh@bergerharrison.com

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Dan Harrison grew up in the Bay Area of Northern California and graduated from California State University at Chico with a B.A. in Political Science. He then moved to Manhattan Beach and obtained his law degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.

Dan spent his first several years as insurance defense counsel, handling auto and premises liability cases in addition to construction defect cases. He also has extensive experience as a litigator and transactional attorney with an emphasis in real estate, construction, and business. Dan’s clients include real estate investors with portfolios north of 100 millions of dollars, entrepreneurs, contractors and other construction professionals.  Dan has successfully represented clients in hundreds of cases, including arbitration, bench and jury trials.

Dan is licensed to practice law in all California state courts as well as all United States District Courts within the State of California.

Education

California State University – Chico, CA
B.A. 1996

Loyola Law School – Los Angeles, CA
1999

Representative Cases

Trust Litigation: Due to extensive and effective discovery, including out-of-state depositions, obtained seven figure recovery for group of otherwise disinherited beneficiaries.


Defense of Bankruptcy Estate Claim: Obtained favorable settlement with third party bankruptcy estate which sought to reverse a multiple six-figure preference payment


Oceanfront Construction Defect: Obtained $700k settlement for Ritz Cove homeowner in dispute against general contractor


Appeal: After prevailing at trial against swimming pool contractor, prevailed on appeal regarding application of the equal dignities rule and the statute of frauds.

Admissions/Membership

Admitted to the State Bar of California
Admitted to all California State Courts
Admitted to the United States District Courts for the Central and Southern District of California

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