Daniel Tobin

Daniel J. Tobin

Washington, DC

Daniel J. Tobin counsels a variety of clients, principally in the context of business litigation and arbitration. Daniel's practice consists primarily of representing parties involved in commercial and other civil disputes before state courts, federal courts, and administrative agencies. He has provided litigation services to individuals as well as numerous business entities, including financial institutions, mortgage lenders, government contractors, and real estate holding companies. He also has experience serving on boards of directors of both for-profit and non-profit entities.

Daniel's cases have involved a broad range of legal issues, including questions arising under state and federal lending laws, state and federal securities laws, the Uniform Commercial Code, civil rights statutes, labor and employment statutes, and the common law. Daniel has represented parties in litigation involving claims of statutory violations as well as breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, employment discrimination, securities fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, and unfair competition.

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

District of Columbia Bar Association

Maryland State Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

"The CFPB's Servicing Transfers Bulletin: What the CFPB Expects from Mortgage Servicers," Ballard Spahr webinar, March 28, 2013

Panelist, "The Explosion in Residential Mortgage Litigation: What Explains the Recent Trends and Spike in Filings?" A Mortgage Daily and Ballard Spahr webinar, May 30, 2012


"Potential Created for New Liability Under Maryland's Second Mortgage Loan Law," Ballard Spahr Consumer Financial Services Alert, September 1, 2009



University of Maryland School of Law (J.D. 1991, with honors)

University of Virginia (M.A. 1987)

Columbia University (B.A. 1982)


District of Columbia