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Daniel L. Marks

Attorney

Education

  • University of Nebraska College of Law (J.D., with distinction, 2016)
  • University of Arizona (B.A., magna cum laude, 2014)
  • Profile
  • Experience
  • Professional + Civic

Danny Marks is an attorney with the firm’s employment law practice group. Danny’s practice focuses on employment litigation, human resource issues and corporate matters. Danny regularly represents and advises employers in matters involving the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Arizona Civil Rights Division, the National Labor Relations Board, the Department of Labor, trade secrets, restrictive covenants, business disputes, workplace torts, and options and investigations regarding employee complaints. Danny also handles workplace violence issues and routinely obtains Injunctions Against Workplace Harassment to prevent former employees from harassing employers. Danny’s business and corporate practice includes entity formation, preparation of buy-sell agreements, commercial litigation matters, breach of fiduciary duty claims, real estate disputes, and registering, maintaining and protecting intellectual property on a state and federal level.

Danny received his J.D., with distinction, from the University of Nebraska College of Law. At Nebraska, he was published by the Nebraska Law Review Bulletin and received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Pretrial Litigation, Remedies & Damages, and Criminal Procedure. Danny was a member of the law school’s national trial team, a finalist in the law school’s first-year client counseling competition and a semi-finalist in the school’s Grether moot court competition. Because of his contributions to the law school’s advocacy programs, he was admitted to The Order of Barristers. Danny received his B.A. in History, magna cum laude, from the University of Arizona. Danny previously served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Michael J. Brown of the Arizona Court of Appeals.

Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • United States District Court for the District Court of Arizona
  • State Bar of Nebraska
  • United States District Court for the District Court of Nebraska

Speaking Engagements

  • Conducting Employee Internal Investigations, NBI (Nov. 7, 2019)
  • Employment Law: Solutions for Top Complexities, NBI (Nov. 13, 2019)
  • Top HR Compliance Mistakes to Avoid, NBI (Nov. 21, 2019)
  • Employment Discrimination Claims: Top Mistakes Employers Make, NBI (Apr. 14, 2020)
  • Human Resource Law 101, NBI (May 14, 2020)
  • Technology Issues in Employment Law, NBI (August 4, 2020)
  • Toxic Employees: How to Handle Bullying, Harassment, Performance Problems and More, NBI (Aug. 21, 2020)

Publications

  • Arizona Human Resources Manual, Contributing Author to 11th and 12th Editions
  • Employment Verification: Immigration, Form I-9, and E-Verify, Contributing Author to 12th Edition
  • Daniel L. Marks, Synthetic Cannabinoids: Can These Drugs Give Rise to a Real Products Liability Claim?7 Neb. L. Rev. Bull. 1 (2017)

Significant Representations

  • Authored legal briefs on the nuances of Delaware corporate governance law that controlled the successful outcome of an arbitration wherein the opposing party needed to repay over six figures to our client, plus attorneys’ fees and costs.
  • Prevailed on Motion to Dismiss a Federal Court case that raised six different claims involving serious allegations of inappropriate comments and sexual touching in the workplace.
  • Resolved a Federal Court case that asserted seven different claims against client for only 2.5% of Plaintiff’s demand.
  • Represented client during investigation conducted by the Department of Justice.
  • Secured numerous Injunctions Against Workplace Harassment.
  • Successfully defended employers in unfair labor practice charges before the NLRB.
  • Received dismissals on numerous Charges of Discrimination that I defended against before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Arizona Civil Rights Division.
  • Represented seller of national company in connection with complex private equity transaction.
  • Represented seller in connection with the sale of its business and subsidiaries.
  • Drafted briefs in case that resulted in the early settlement of the matter for over $700,000.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Subcontractors Association of Arizona
  • American Subcontractors Association of Arizona, Building Leaders Development Group
  • Anti-Defamation League’s Glass Leadership Institute, Member of 2021 Class
  • Cardozo Society, Board of Directors
  • Huskers N Arizona
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of Nebraska
  • Tucson Metro Chamber
  • Tucson Young Professionals