Daniel P. Westman Esq.

Morrison & Foerster LLP
Westman, Daniel P.

Daniel Westman is Managing Partner of Morrison & Foerster LLP's Northern Virginia office. Mr. Westman represents clients in jury trials, preliminary injunction hearings, arbitrations, and mediations. Mr. Westman's practice focuses on litigating employee mobility, trade secret, non-competition, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, whistleblower, and retaliatory discharge cases.

Mr. Westman counsels employers regarding data security, trade secret, non-competition, and employment issues, including best practices to minimize litigation risks.  He has twice provided testimony to congressional subcommittees on proposed federal whistleblower legislation.

Mr. Westman has served as chair of the Trade Secrets Committee of the American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association, and as management co-chair of the Sarbanes-Oxley Subcommittee of the Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association.

Mr. Westman was a law clerk for the Hon. Barbara B. Crabb, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. He received his A.B. from Stanford University and J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

Mr. Westman is the co-author of the Bloomberg BNA treatise Whistleblowing: The Law of Retaliatory Discharge.