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Daniel I.A. Smulian is a shareholder in the firm's Litigation Practice. He is also a member of the firm's Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Group and Appeals & Legal Issues Group. He focuses on defending medical device and pharmaceutical companies in all phases of products liability litigation. He also represents clients in complex commercial cases, including trade secrets disputes and consumer class actions. Daniel has experience in all phases of litigation, including briefing, depositions, expert discovery, trials, and appeals.


  • Product liability litigation
  • Mass torts and multidistrict litigation
  • Class actions
  • Commercial litigation
  • Appeals


Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action - Defense: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices, 2022-2023
  • Team Member, a Law360 “Product Liability Practice Group of the Year,” 2021-2022
  • Team Member, The American Lawyer’s “Products Liability Litigation Department of the Year,” 2018
  • Listed, Euromoney’s Rising Stars Expert Guide, Product Liability, 2018
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2015-2017
  • Listed, Law360, "Rising Star," Product Liability, 2015
  • Board Member, Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS)
  • Member, Lawyers for Civil Justice
  • Member, American Bar Association


  • J.D., Emory University School of Law
  • B.A., Yale University
  • Georgia
  • New York