Daniel M. Mahfood is a litigation attorney in Holland & Knight's Jacksonville office who focuses on complex commercial disputes and appeals.
Mr. Mahfood applies his litigation skills across a variety of sectors, including financial services, transportation, insurance, healthcare and franchising, to proactively resolve disputes and advocate for his clients. He has handled matters involving class actions, product liability, arbitration, trade secrets and intellectual property, fiduciary duties, contract claims and torts.
Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Mahfood was an attorney at a boutique appellate firm as well as a large, national law firm. In those roles, Mr. Mahfood gained comprehensive experience handling appeals, delivering oral arguments and providing strategic trial support on a variety of matters. He also represented and counseled clients in federal and state trial courts, as well as in arbitration and administrative proceedings. Before entering private practice, he served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Susan H. Black of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the Honorable Daniel T.K. Hurley of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
In law school, Mr. Mahfood graduated fourth in his class and served as a managing editor for the Florida Law Review. He also was a research assistant for Elizabeth Rowe, professor of trade secret law, and Robert Emerson, professor of business law, and a teaching assistant for Legal Research & Writing and Appellate Advocacy.
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