Daniel Ward is the Managing Partner of Ward & Berry. He is active in all areas of the firm’s practice.
Dan represents individuals, small businesses, non-profit organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and corporations in a wide variety of matters, including:
In addition to his litigation practice, Dan provides legal and business advice and counseling on a variety of corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and formation, best practices, and executive compensation.
Dan also represents employees and employers in a variety of matters, including the litigation or mediation of age, race, gender and pregnancy discrimination disputes; the negotiation and drafting of employment contracts, restrictive covenants, and severance agreements; the enforcement and litigation of non-compete agreements; and advising employers on best employment practices.
Prior to joining the firm, Dan worked at Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington, DC, where he focused on general civil litigation and intellectual property litigation.
Dan received his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center and his B.A. from Georgetown University.
Dan is licensed to practice law in Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, the United States District Courts for the Districts of Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Eastern District of Virginia, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Dan is a member of the American Bar Association Section on Litigation; the American Bar Association Forum on Communications Law; and the Media Law Resource Center.
Dan lives outside of Annapolis, Maryland with his wife and their three boys. When he is not working, Dan enjoys sailing, crabbing, fishing, or doing just about anything on the Chesapeake Bay. Dan is a member of the Board of Directors of the Kevin E. Reichardt Foundation.