Dan Berens focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, including actions involving false advertising, debtor-creditor disputes, and state law veil piercing theories, as well as initiating and defending adversary proceedings related to chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Dan currently serves as lead defense counsel for one of the nation's major credit reporting agencies in cases brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). He recently defended a national marketplace lender in a federal action asserting alter ego and other veil piercing claims. Dan also maintains an active pro bono practice. As part of Jones Day's Laredo Project, he is currently a member of multiple trial teams working to obtain political asylum for individuals in the United States.
Before joining Jones Day, Dan clerked for Judge L. Scott Coogler of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.
- The University of Alabama (J.D. summa cum laude 2017; Order of the Coif; Executive Editor, Alabama Law Review); Fulbright Scholar (Germany, 2013-2014);The Ohio State University (B.A. in Arabic, German, and History summa cum laude 2013)
- Law Clerk to Judge L. Scott Coogler, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama (2017-2018)