Daniel R. Lahana

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Daniel is a litigation associate at Larson O'Brien LLP. His practice focuses on complex commercial disputes and white collar criminal defense. Daniel's experience includes litigating issues involving real property, trusts and estates, employment disputes, fraudulent transfers, class action defense, and trade secrets. He also has experience representing healthcare entities and professionals.  

Daniel was previously an associate at a litigation boutique in Los Angeles where he represented individuals and businesses in federal and state courts. After law school, he was a law clerk to the Honorable William F. Highberger of the Los Angeles County Superior Court's Complex Civil Litigation Program, which is responsible for adjudicating many of the largest class actions, mass tort cases, and insurance coverage disputes in the country.  

Daniel graduated from University of California, Los Angeles School of Law where he was a recipient of the Dean's Merit Scholarship. While in law school, Daniel externed for the Honorable James A. Selna of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. He also volunteered at the El Centro Legal: VAWA Clinic. He graduated, cum laude, from the University of California, Irvine (UCI), where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and the Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society, and was recognized with the UCI Order of Merit reserved for the top 2% of social sciences undergraduate students. 

Higher education honors include: 

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Pi Sigma Alpha
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Four Larson O’Brien partners were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 and one associate was included in the inaugural edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.

Larson O’Brien joins Law Firm Antiracism Alliance

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Firm joins L.A. Represents pro bono initiative

Mayor Eric Garcetti's pro bono initiative is composed of top Los Angeles law firms providing free legal services to residents facing hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Larson O’Brien welcomes new associates

The firm is pleased to announce that Scott J. Fishwick, Daniel R. Lahana, and Maggie W. Hall have joined as associates.


    University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, J.D.

    University of California, Irvine, B.A., cum laude


    Hon. William F. Highberger
    Los Angeles County Superior Court, Complex Civil Litigation Program


    U.S.D.C. Central District of California
    U.S.D.C. Northern District of California