Daniel A. Richards is Weston Hurd’s Assistant Managing Partner. He has more than 20 years of first chair trial and appellate court experience representing hospitals, healthcare professionals, construction companies, manufacturers, retailers and the insurance industry in Ohio’s state courts and federal courts and throughout the United States. Whether handling catastrophic injury cases or complex multi-million dollar lawsuits, Dan’s philosophy is the same – strive to achieve the most favorable and cost-effective result. His high record of success at both the trial and appellate level has earned Daniel Weston a reputation of being a go to attorney for Bet-the-Company litigation.
Dan serves as national litigation counsel for clients in the construction and manufacturing industries. In addition, Dan is the Co-Chair of Weston Hurd’s Appellate Litigation Section. He has tried cases around the country and has handled appeals in every appellate district in Ohio, the Ohio Supreme Court, the Sixth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Dan is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA), Chair of OACTA’s Appellate Practice Section, former Chair of OACTA’s Medical Malpractice Section, a member of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, a member of the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, and a founding member of the Ohio State Bar Association’s Appellate Practice Section.
Dan has received OACTA’s Distinguished Service Award on multiple occasions for authoring the Amicus Curiae briefs in Arbino v. Johnson, Robinson v. Bates, Jacques v. Manton and In re All Cases Against Sager Corp. He has been the co-editor-in-chief of the OSBA’s Appellate Practice editions of the Litigation Section newsletter and is a frequent presenter at CLE seminars on appellate practice, commercial insurance coverage and business litigation matters.
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