Daniel Fitch specializes in handling complex litigation matters, from class actions to insurance/fidelity/surety claims; products liability; as well as tried over 40 matters to verdict.
Aptos native, and extremely appreciative of its sense of community. He strives to give back, looking for opportunities to help others as best he can.
Early Life and Education
Daniel Fitch graduated from Carroll High School in 1997. At Purdue, he became a walk-on for their wrestling team before going on to earn a Bachelor’s of Physical Education degree.
He then joined the Ultimate Fighting Championship as a Middleweight fighter, where he earned an outstanding 7-0 record in his initial seven fights and went on to claim two consecutive titles including World Middleweight Championship.
Daniel relocated with his wife and 2-year-old daughter after his success at MMA to protect them from COVID-19, fearful he could bring it back home with him to Chesterton. However, despite these worries he found an RV large enough for their needs while remaining positive throughout this ordeal.
His professional experience includes providing advice and representing clients in numerous matters, including class actions; resolving coverage disputes relating to National Flood Insurance Program claims through negotiation, motion practice or trial as necessary for insurance, fidelity and surety companies; as well as the defense of product liability claims through trial. He has successfully tried many cases to verdict.
He is part of the Global Cross Sector team in Structured Finance’s Structured Finance group and specializes in rating non-traditional structured finance products, such as those secured by real estate assets (e.g. wireless towers and billboards). Additionally, he oversees commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) servicer ratings as well as creating ratings criteria for these securities.
Dan has held positions on both boards: that of Scarsdale School District trustee and Vestry Member/Finance Committee Chairman for St James the Less Church in Scarsdale.
Achievement and Honors
Daniel Fitch’s practice specializes in representing institutions and individuals in civil matters. He is one of Virginia’s best lawyers, having been named among its Top 100 Lawyers of Virginia.
His expertise also lies in litigation and high stakes cases; among his clients are the federal government, insurance companies, and large corporations.
He is widely recognized for his talent at forging meaningful connections between audience and design, using innovative stylistic elements that captivate their senses. His design philosophy revolves around making design that invokes emotions while remaining true to its content while exuding personality that captivates its viewership. He boasts extensive expertise in multimedia video production, client service and marketing that enable him to consistently produce high quality film/video campaigns on time and within budget.
Daniel Fitch brings with him extensive experience in film and video production, music composition, photography, graphic design and graphic media. Educated at Tasmanian College of the Arts with a major in electronic media studies, Daniel seeks to form meaningful connections between his audience and himself through innovative stylistic elements that appeal to them both visually and audibly.
He has vast experience advising and representing both large and small corporate clients in commercial litigation matters, from pre-litigation consultation and advice through to dispute evaluation in court or arbitration and managing litigation or arbitration processes to achieve cost-effective, successful results.
He delights in working closely with his clients to plan for the future of Santa Cruz County and beyond. Additionally, he’s an enthusiastic traveler and foodie who delights in collaborating with local artists, entrepreneurs and brands.
According to online sources, his current net worth stands between $1-5 Million. His main source of income comes from being a professional American Football Player & his associated salary and earnings.
He is best-known for his work on films such as The Fault in Our Stars and The Maze Runner, receiving multiple nods for awards for his efforts in film.
He is a family man who places great value in keeping his personal life private, choosing not to share details of his relationships with the media. Currently he is dating someone, we wish him success in his career endeavors and wish them happiness together as partners.