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Duties: As Supreme Court Counsel, Dan oversees the NAAG Supreme Court Project. His principal responsibility is to assist state appellate litigators who appear before the United States Supreme Court. Toward this end, he organizes and participates in moot courts, edits 40-50 state briefs filed each year in the Court, edits the weekly Supreme Court Report, and provides strategic and technical assistance to state Attorney General offices. He argued his first case before the Supreme Court, as amicus curiae in Artuz v. Bennett, 531 U.S. 4 (2000).Among Dan's publications are Preparing Cert Petitions and Oppositions (NAGTRI 2008); The Differing Approaches of Chief Justice Roberts and Justice Alito on the Scope of State Power, 9 Engage 52 (2008); Fundamentals of Preparing a United States Supreme Court Amicus Brief, 5 Journal of Appellate Practice and Process 523 (2003); and Alden, College Savings Bank and Florida Prepaid: What They Hold and What They Mean to the Future of Federal-State Relations, NEEJ (Sept. 1999).
Current Affiliations: Member, Edward Coke Appellate Inn of Court
Previous Positions: Associate, Dickstein, Shapiro & Morin, LLP
Education: J.D., Harvard Law School; B.A., University of Pennsylvania