Dan Lawton

Senior Counsel

Recognition and Awards

Publications

  • “Above The Ground:  The Kevin Barry Artt Story,” a work of narrative nonfiction (Pending Publication)
  • “Annexation, Legally Speaking” Los Angeles Daily Journal (August 20, 2019)
  • The Most Newsworthy Part of a Person’s Entire Life” Los Angeles Daily Journal (May 29, 2019)
  • “Freshly Cut Grass and Protective Netting” Los Angeles Daily Journal (April 3, 2018)
  • “Open NCAA Basketball Tournament to all Teams” Los Angeles Daily Journal (March 16, 2018)
  • “Which Office Do I Go to to Get My Reputation Back?” Los Angeles Daily Journal (December 15, 2017)
  • “Players’ Protests a Pointless, Costless Joke” The Daily Transcript  (October 3, 2017)
  • “San Diego’s Marvelous, Artless New Courthouse” Los Angeles Daily Journal (June 9, 2017)
  • “The Elephant in the Originalism Room” Los Angeles Daily Journal (April 17, 2017)
  • “Lawyer, Lawyer, Pants On Fire” Los Angeles Daily Journal, March 13, 2017)
  • “Telling Truth About Racial Profiling” San Diego Union-Tribune (August 5, 2016)
  • “Springsteen’s – and Trump’s – America” Los Angeles Daily Journal, (June 21, 2016)
  • “Somehow We All Made it Through Last Monday:  Tax Day” Los Angeles Daily Journal (April 26, 2016)
  • “American Exceptionalism and Michael Townley” Los Angeles Daily Journal (March 8, 2016)
  • “End the Incivility Plague in Our Profession” Los Angeles Daily Journal (September 4, 2015)
  • “Sometimes, Lawyers Work Against Human Rights” Los Angeles Daily Journal (August 19, 2015)
  • “Brady Tosses Lawyers Some Lessons” Los Angeles Daily Journal (August 5, 2015)
  • “Lawyers Turned Venture Capitalists:  A Cautionary Tale” Los Angeles Daily Journal (July 17, 2015)
  •   “The Hated, Caustic, and Honest Scalia” Los Angeles Daily Journal (July 10, 2015)
  • “The Frontiers of Golf, Law and Capital Markets” San Diego Daily Transcript (June 24, 2015)
  • “Cochran Legacy a Model for Young Lawyers” Los Angeles Daily Journal (June 10, 2015)
  • “Take a closer look at physician-assisted suicide bill” Los Angeles Daily Journal (May 27, 2015)
  • “A Major Moment for the Major Leagues” Los Angeles Daily Journal (April 22, 2015)
  • “Untouchable – The Problem of Prosecutorial Misconduct” San Diego Daily Transcript (April 8, 2015)
  • “Ending Prosecutorial Unaccountability” Los Angeles Daily Journal (April 2, 2015)
  • “SDSU No. 1 in your heart, No. 64 in the classroom” San Diego Daily Transcript (March 25, 2015)
  • “Lessons in business, courage and service” San Diego Daily Transcript (March 11, 2015)
  • “I Dare You, Mr. Mayor” San Diego Daily Transcript (January 22, 2015);
  • “Torture, and never having to say sorry” Daily Journal (December 26, 2014)
  • “John Lennon and his American lawyer” Daily Journal (December 2, 2013)
  • “Moving your law offices: too much stuff” Daily Journal (October 22, 2013)
  • “Lessons Learned From The Paris Peace Accords” The Recorder (June 7, 2013)
  • “Lessons Abound From Peace Accord Negotiations” Los Angeles Daily Journal (May 24, 2013)
  • “The Devilish Things Court Do” The Recorder (May 13, 2013)
  • “Torturous Logic, Ten Years Later” The Recorder (May 6, 2013)
  • “Norb Ehrenfreund and the International Criminal Court” Los Angeles Daily Journal (February 7, 2013)
  • “Fraud Statute Invites Bogus Corruption Charges: Part 1” Los Angeles Daily Journal (October 30, 2012)
  • “Fraud Statute Invites Bogus Corruption Charges: Part 2” Los Angeles Daily Journal (November 5, 2012)
  • “Sister Kathleen Marie and the Code of Canon Law” The Daily Transcript (July 30, 2012)
  • “Andy Griffith, William Rehnquist and a ‘Man in a Hurry'” Los Angeles Daily Journal (July 09, 2012)
  • “William Mulholland And His Lawyer, 100 years later” Los Angeles Daily Journal (June 13, 2012)
  • “Flood v. Kuhn and justice versus law: Part 2” Los Angeles Daily Journal (May 31, 2012)
  • “Flood v. Kuhn and justice versus law: Part 1” Los Angeles Daily Journal (May 30, 2012)
  • “Idiosyncratic Jurist Is His Own Man” Los Angeles Daily Journal, (November 10, 2011)
  • “D Lawton, Thomas Tang, Robert Boochever, and the War between Law and Justice” Los Angeles Daily Journal (October 28-31, 2011)
  • “An Open Letter from Frank McCourt to Bud Selig” Los Angeles Daily Journal (June 20, 2011)
  • “The Day Lawyers Took Over Baseball” Los Angeles Daily Journal, May (17-18, 2010)
  • “Untouchable” Los Angeles Daily Journal (March 29, 2010);
  • “Everything Must Go” Los Angeles Daily Journal (February 17-18, 2010)
  • “For Lawyers and Politicians Alike, Regret Can Be a Valuable Thing” Los Angeles Daily Journal (January 9, 2009)
  • “Beyond Civility Codes” Los Angeles Daily Journal (August 14, 2007);
  • “Living in an Age of Phony Apologies” Los Angeles Daily Journal, (February 24, 2004)
  • “Fair Shake? Arbitration Industry Has No Incentive to Reform a System That Serves It Well” Los Angeles Daily Journal (July 24, 2002)
  • “Torts Need No Reform; Laws Already Protect Real Victims” Los Angeles Daily Journal (September 4, 2001)

Contact

San Diego
619.239.8131
619.238.8707 Fax

Email
DLawton
@KlinedinstLaw.com

Daniel A. Lawton, Esq.

Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal, Ninth, and Fifth Circuits
  • U.S. District Courts for the Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • California