Dan is a founding father of Harris Bricken, a world legislation agency with attorneys in Los Angeles, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, China and Spain.
He primarily represents corporations doing enterprise in rising market international locations, having spent years constructing and sustaining a worldwide, skilled community. His work has been as assorted as securing the discharge of two improperly held helicopters in Papua New Guinea, establishing a authorized framework to maneuver slag from Canada to Poland’s inside, overseeing lots of of litigation and arbitration issues in Korea, serving to somebody keep away from terrorism expenses in Japan, and seizing fish product in China to gather on a debt.
He was named as considered one of solely three Washington State Amazing Lawyers in International Law, is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (its highest score), is rated 10.zero by AVVO.com (additionally its highest score), and is a acknowledged SuperLawyer.
Dan is a frequent author and public speaker on doing enterprise in Asia and always travels between the United States and Asia. He mostly speaks on China legislation points and is the lead author of the award profitable China Law Blog. Forbes Magazine, Fortune Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Investors Business Daily, Business Week, The National Law Journal, The Washington Post, The ABA Journal, The Economist, Newsweek, NPR, The New York Times and Inside Counsel have all interviewed Dan concerning varied points of his worldwide legislation apply.
Dan is licensed in Washington, Illinois, and Alaska.
In tandem with the worldwide legislation staff at his agency, Dan focuses on establishing/registering corporations abroad (through WFOEs, Rep Offices or Joint Ventures), drafting worldwide contracts (NDAs, OEM Agreements, licensing, distribution, and so on.), defending IP (logos, commerce secrets and techniques, copyrights and patents), and overseeing M&A transactions.