Dan founded Hill Firm to provide aggressive and affordable representation with detailed, personal attention to every client. He has represented a wide range of individuals and businesses under investigation or accusation by both the federal and state governments, from professional gamblers to medical doctors. He has tried a number of cases to jury verdict, and has won multiple dismissals and acquittals.
Dan represented Ammon Bundy during the Bundy Standoff Trial, which resulted in the dismissal of all charges. Dan defended Vagos president Pastor Palafox against charges of murder and racketeering during the 7-month Vagos Motorcycle Club Trial. Mr. Palafox was acquitted of all charges.
Before starting Hill Firm, Dan helped run a boutique white-collar defense and financial crimes practice group at a national law firm, where he learned the fine craft of jury trials from a 22-year veteran of the United States Attorney’s Office. Dan learned what wins cases right from the start, clerking and drafting legal opinions for a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Nevada.
Dan is a lifelong Las Vegan and active in the community. He is a visiting professor of legal history at UNLV’s Honors College and sits on the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Citizen Review Board and the advisory boards for the Downtown Redevelopment Agency and NPR.