Daniel Peterson focuses on local government counsel, professional negligence, and insurance disputes.
Daniel helps local governments achieve their public policy objectives. He has experience analyzing potential constitutional issues, tailoring policy recommendations, and resolving disputes for cities and towns. He has advised on a range of discrete constitutional issues, including policing litigation and policies, public purpose and emolument issues in economic development, and public participation ordinances.
Daniel also defends professionals and businesses against claims of negligence, wrongful death, and personal and property damage. He has defended professionals and businesses in the insurance and real estate industries.
In addition, Daniel advises insurance companies on policy coverage determinations and defends them in litigation. He has advised and defended international and domestic insurers in various coverage issues.
Prior to joining Parker Poe, Daniel served as an assistant city attorney in the Charlotte City Attorney's Office. He served as sole or lead defense attorney for the city on nearly 80 lawsuits in federal and state courts, on a variety of municipal issues, including appearances before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the N.C. Court of Appeals.