Daniel Stratton has a deep appreciation for the role the law plays in society, and how it can be used to resolve many difficult disputes. Daniel approaches each matter with an analytical eye, while always remaining focused on the best way to achieve the client’s goal in the most efficient and effective way possible.
Prior to attending law school, Daniel lived in Washington D.C. where he got a firsthand view of how laws are made and enforced, working as a Paralegal Specialist with the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division. Additionally, he served as Press Assistant in the Department of Justice’s Office of Public Affairs where he learned messaging and persuasion skills, which he continues to use and develop in his litigation practice.
During law school, he was inducted into the Order of the Coif and the Order of the Barristers, received CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for Jurisprudence, Antitrust and Collaborative Law, and received the Wake Forest Robert Goldberg Award for Trial Advocacy. In addition, Daniel served as Managing Editor of the Wake Forest Law Review, Captain of the Wake Forest National Trial Team, a Board Member of the Wake Forest Moot Court and a Member of the Pro Bono Honor Society.
Recent Representative Matters
- Secured multiple arbitration awards for clients in the advertising and hospitality industries, totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages.
- Successfully argued a motion for judgment on the pleadings in a trade secrets and tortious interference case.
- Enforced an employee non-compete agreement on behalf of a transportation company after the employee left for a competitor.
- Secured dismissals for two clients in a Federal litigation involving an employment dispute between a company and its former employee.
Outside of the Office
Daniel loves traveling and has visited over 20 countries on four continents. He has road-tripped across the United States, backpacked through mountain ranges in three different countries, and spent hours haggling over the prices of goods in open air markets around the world.
He also enjoys kayaking, drinking craft beer, reading, going to concerts, and occasional Netflix binges. After growing up in Georgia, he spent several years in New Orleans where he developed an appreciation for food and live music followed by several years in D.C., where he developed an appreciation for spirited debate.