Daniel Schneider is a partner in the Newport Beach office where his practice focuses on construction, insurance coverage, cybersecurity, real estate, and general/commercial litigation. Daniel currently represents large real estate developers and other business professionals.

Prior to joining Newmeyer & Dillion, Daniel served briefly as a prosecutor with the King County District Attorney’s office in Washington State and then moved to California where he began his career at a small boutique litigation firm in Irvine.

Daniel has been named to the 2010, 2011, 2012 roster of Southern California Rising Stars, a compilation of the area’s up-and-coming attorneys from the Law & Politics magazine, publishers of Super Lawyers®.

Professional Affiliations

  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Building Block Foundation
  • Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces
  • Member, Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
  • Political Action Committee Member, BOMA

Charitable & Civic Involvement

Dan is a board member of the Building Block Foundation, the Director of the Newmeyer & Dillion Pro Bono Program, and supports organizations such as the Veterans Legal Institute and the Public Law Center.


  • California, 2021
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California


  • University of Miami School of Law (J.D., 1999)
    • Brandeis University (B.A., 1995)