Daniel Rashtian

Daniel Rashtian

Of Counsel

Daniel Rashtian represents clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies in litigation matters involving breach of contract, fraud, intellectual property, class actions, business torts, construction, employment, insurance coverage, and insurance bad faith. He counsels clients on claims brought by business partners, shareholders, employees, homeowners, customers, and policyholders. Daniel advises clients on strategy and risks in active litigation, and provides guidance on how to minimize or eliminate future litigation.


  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Class action litigation
  • Intellectual property litigation
  • Real estate and construction litigation
  • Insurance coverage litigation
  • Employment litigation
  • Retail and regulatory issues
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  • Defeated multi-state class action alleging false advertising.°
  • Obtained summary judgment in design patent matter, which was affirmed by the Federal Circuit.°
  • Defended equipment leasing company and obtained complete dismissal.°
  • Defended international engineering firm in wrongful death action and obtained full dismissal.°
  • Defended international pool manufacturer in patent and wrongful death actions and obtained full dismissal.°
  • Represented insurance carriers in bad faith and breach of contract actions.°
  • Defeated preliminary injunction motion against international clothing manufacturer.°
  • Represented community college district in multiple employment matters.°
  • Trial counsel in six-month jury trial involving breach of contract, fraud, and construction claims.°
  • Negotiated dozens of settlements at mediations and directly with opposing counsel outside of the ADR process.°
  • Defended national retailer in ADA claims.
  • Defended various clients in Proposition 65 cases throughout the State of California°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Rashtian prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.


  • Member, Orange County Bar Association, 2008-2018
  • Member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers, 2008-2018
  • Board of Directors, Orange County Chapter, Federal Bar Association, 2013-2015


  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), 2003
    • Executive Editor, Berkeley Technology Law Journal
    • Member, Berkeley Journal of International Law
  • B.A., summa cum laude, University of California, Los Angeles, 2000
  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit